Table 7.18. Average Cost of Petroleum Liquids Delivered for Electricity Generation by State, 2019 and 2018
(Dollars per MMBtu)

Census Division
and State
Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
  Year 2019 Year 2018 Percentage Change Year 2019 Year 2018 Year 2019 Year 2018
New England 11.62 13.08 -11% 16.64 11.89 11.32 13.29
Connecticut 16.68 14.91 12% -- -- 16.68 14.91
Maine W 9.78 W -- -- W 9.78
Massachusetts 11.61 12.59 -7.8% 14.70 16.01 11.45 12.31
New Hampshire 17.80 W W 17.80 11.29 -- W
Rhode Island W W W -- -- W W
Vermont -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Middle Atlantic W 14.02 W 12.01 12.12 W 14.88
New Jersey 13.81 15.71 -12% -- -- 13.81 15.71
New York 12.64 13.16 -4.0% 12.01 12.12 15.20 14.00
Pennsylvania W 16.08 W -- -- W 16.08
East North Central 15.15 W W 14.70 16.28 15.93 W
Illinois W 16.82 W 15.71 16.39 W 16.84
Indiana 14.86 W W 14.86 16.34 -- W
Michigan 13.95 15.72 -11% 13.95 15.72 -- --
Ohio 15.44 W W 15.44 16.36 15.44 W
Wisconsin W 17.16 W 13.68 17.16 W --
West North Central 14.72 16.23 -9.3% 14.72 16.23 -- --
Iowa 14.56 16.27 -11% 14.56 16.27 -- --
Kansas 14.92 16.50 -9.6% 14.92 16.50 -- --
Minnesota 14.83 16.47 -10% 14.83 16.47 -- --
Missouri 14.73 16.15 -8.8% 14.73 16.15 -- --
Nebraska 14.87 17.36 -14% 14.87 17.36 -- --
North Dakota 14.49 15.56 -6.9% 14.49 15.56 -- --
South Dakota 14.19 17.17 -17% 14.19 17.17 -- --
South Atlantic 14.52 14.88 -2.4% 14.60 15.16 14.06 13.95
Delaware W W W -- -- W W
District of Columbia -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Florida 15.33 16.43 -6.7% 15.33 16.43 -- --
Georgia W 15.64 W 14.98 15.66 W 15.56
Maryland 14.20 14.01 1.4% -- -- 14.20 14.01
North Carolina W W W 14.67 17.12 W W
South Carolina W 17.22 W 15.13 17.22 W --
Virginia W W W 11.78 11.71 W W
West Virginia 15.51 W W 15.51 16.62 -- W
East South Central W W W 14.55 15.98 W W
Alabama W W W 15.13 16.26 W W
Kentucky 14.68 15.67 -6.3% 14.68 15.67 -- --
Mississippi 14.35 15.64 -8.2% 14.35 15.64 -- --
Tennessee 14.27 16.21 -12% 14.27 16.21 -- --
West South Central W W W 14.71 15.96 W W
Arkansas W W W 14.74 16.48 W W
Louisiana 14.61 15.18 -3.8% 14.61 15.18 -- --
Oklahoma 15.28 16.20 -5.7% 15.28 16.20 -- --
Texas W W W 14.41 15.89 W W
Mountain 16.89 W W 16.96 18.21 15.98 W
Arizona 16.89 17.24 -2.0% 16.89 17.24 -- --
Colorado 17.67 16.41 7.7% 17.67 16.41 -- --
Idaho -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Montana W W W -- -- W W
Nevada W W W 16.25 18.47 W W
New Mexico 19.01 19.37 -1.9% 19.01 19.37 -- --
Utah W W W 16.75 19.21 W W
Wyoming 16.08 18.53 -13% 16.08 18.53 -- --
Pacific Contiguous W W W 14.80 17.24 W W
California -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Oregon 12.45 -- -- 12.45 -- -- --
Washington W W W 16.52 17.24 W W
Pacific Noncontiguous W W W 12.87 13.91 W W
Alaska 15.74 17.76 -11% 15.74 17.76 -- --
Hawaii W W W 12.86 13.90 W W
U.S. Total 13.63 14.44 -5.6% 13.40 14.39 14.40 14.52

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.

Notes:
See Glossary for definitions. Values are final.
See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Percentage change is calculated before rounding.
Petroleum Liquids includes distillate and residual fuel oils.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report."