Table 7.21. Receipts and Quality of Coal by Rank Delivered for Electricity Generation:
Total (All Sectors) by State, 2017

  Bituminous Subbituminous Lignite
Census Division
and State
Receipts (Thousand Tons) Average Sulfur Percent by Weight Average Ash Percent by Weight Receipts (Thousand Tons) Average Sulfur Percent by Weight Average Ash Percent by Weight Receipts (Thousand Tons) Average Sulfur Percent by Weight Average Ash Percent by Weight
New England 198 0.80 8.5 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Connecticut 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Maine 66 1.11 6.9 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Massachusetts 87 0.69 10.0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New Hampshire 45 0.48 8.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Rhode Island 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Vermont 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Middle Atlantic 17,027 2.99 8.9 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New Jersey 656 1.74 7.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New York 281 2.27 8.0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Pennsylvania 16,090 3.06 9.0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
East North Central 66,089 3.10 10.1 72,398 0.24 4.7 0 -- --
Illinois 10,322 3.65 19.5 29,909 0.22 4.6 0 -- --
Indiana 27,535 2.78 8.7 1,426 0.23 4.5 0 -- --
Michigan 1,752 2.28 7.6 21,858 0.27 4.7 0 -- --
Ohio 25,752 3.32 8.8 212 0.30 5.0 0 -- --
Wisconsin 727 2.67 8.2 18,992 0.25 5.0 0 -- --
West North Central 1,153 3.13 9.3 92,369 0.27 4.9 23,368 0.84 9.6
Iowa 411 3.38 8.1 14,936 0.24 4.7 0 -- --
Kansas 180 3.19 13.5 12,091 0.32 4.9 0 -- --
Minnesota 0 -- -- 12,946 0.35 5.9 0 -- --
Missouri 562 2.94 8.9 37,190 0.23 4.7 0 -- --
Nebraska 0 -- -- 13,654 0.27 5.1 0 -- --
North Dakota 0 -- -- 172 0.36 4.9 23,368 0.84 9.6
South Dakota 0 -- -- 1,379 0.36 5.2 0 -- --
South Atlantic 77,744 2.27 10.1 9,557 0.34 4.9 0 -- --
Delaware 200 2.41 7.7 0 -- -- 0 -- --
District of Columbia 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Florida 15,139 2.23 8.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Georgia 7,483 2.49 8.0 9,460 0.34 4.9 0 -- --
Maryland 3,753 2.31 10.5 98 0.25 5.3 0 -- --
North Carolina 13,214 1.72 9.5 0 -- -- 0 -- --
South Carolina 6,499 1.63 9.0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Virginia 5,520 1.12 16.6 0 -- -- 0 -- --
West Virginia 25,936 2.90 11.0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
East South Central 35,170 2.62 9.1 21,645 0.26 4.9 2,417 0.44 13.3
Alabama 5,564 1.59 10.4 10,189 0.28 5.1 0 -- --
Kentucky 23,628 3.02 9.1 7,862 0.25 4.9 0 -- --
Mississippi 710 1.52 7.3 718 0.28 4.9 2,417 0.44 13.3
Tennessee 5,267 2.07 8.1 2,875 0.23 4.7 0 -- --
West South Central 834 1.95 17.1 86,557 0.27 5.0 33,567 1.07 17.3
Arkansas 67 0.61 8.8 14,218 0.23 4.8 0 -- --
Louisiana 285 2.97 8.8 5,844 0.26 4.9 1,899 0.58 16.5
Oklahoma 482 1.49 24.0 10,105 0.23 4.8 0 -- --
Texas 0 -- -- 56,391 0.29 5.1 31,668 1.10 17.3
Mountain 25,601 0.60 13.8 63,250 0.50 8.6 215 0.53 8.8
Arizona 6,518 0.56 10.3 9,888 0.56 9.9 0 -- --
Colorado 1,971 0.46 11.1 14,312 0.32 5.5 0 -- --
Idaho 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Montana 0 -- -- 8,544 0.68 9.8 215 0.53 8.8
Nevada 0 -- -- 743 0.33 6.0 0 -- --
New Mexico 6,267 0.78 22.1 4,341 0.78 21.2 0 -- --
Utah 10,845 0.55 12.1 724 1.03 8.5 0 -- --
Wyoming 0 -- -- 24,697 0.46 7.2 0 -- --
Pacific Contiguous 625 0.50 10.6 4,136 0.42 7.9 0 -- --
California 625 0.50 10.6 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Oregon 0 -- -- 877 0.24 4.8 0 -- --
Washington 0 -- -- 3,259 0.46 8.8 0 -- --
Pacific Noncontiguous 60 0.25 10.6 668 0.19 4.5 98 0.12 7.0
Alaska 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 98 0.12 7.0
Hawaii 60 0.25 10.6 668 0.19 4.5 0 -- --
U.S. Total 224,500 2.45 10.3 350,580 0.31 5.6 59,665 0.96 14.0

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

Notes:
Bituminous coal includes anthracite coal and coal-derived synthesis gas.
See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.

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