Table 7.22. Receipts and Quality of Coal by Rank Delivered for Electricity Generation:
Electric Utilties 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 45 0.48 8.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Connecticut 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Maine 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Massachusetts 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New Hampshire 45 0.48 8.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Rhode Island 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Vermont 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Middle Atlantic 119 4.11 9.5 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New Jersey 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New York 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Pennsylvania 119 4.11 9.5 0 -- -- 0 -- --
East North Central 37,256 2.85 8.7 47,497 0.25 4.8 0 -- --
Illinois 2,437 3.12 11.0 5,358 0.21 4.6 0 -- --
Indiana 26,039 2.73 8.6 1,426 0.23 4.5 0 -- --
Michigan 1,472 2.46 7.8 21,858 0.27 4.7 0 -- --
Ohio 6,662 3.25 8.5 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Wisconsin 647 2.91 7.9 18,855 0.25 5.0 0 -- --
West North Central 718 3.00 10.0 89,467 0.27 5.0 23,368 0.84 9.6
Iowa 0 -- -- 13,186 0.25 4.7 0 -- --
Kansas 180 3.19 13.5 12,091 0.32 4.9 0 -- --
Minnesota 0 -- -- 12,569 0.35 5.9 0 -- --
Missouri 538 2.93 8.9 37,190 0.23 4.7 0 -- --
Nebraska 0 -- -- 12,880 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 67,228 2.21 10.0 9,460 0.34 4.9 0 -- --
Delaware 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
District of Columbia 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Florida 14,947 2.25 8.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Georgia 7,372 2.51 7.9 9,460 0.34 4.9 0 -- --
Maryland 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
North Carolina 12,832 1.74 9.6 0 -- -- 0 -- --
South Carolina 6,473 1.63 9.0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Virginia 4,662 1.19 18.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
West Virginia 20,943 2.75 10.6 0 -- -- 0 -- --
East South Central 34,227 2.68 9.2 21,645 0.26 4.9 0 -- --
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 0 -- --
Tennessee 4,324 2.36 8.3 2,875 0.23 4.7 0 -- --
West South Central 285 2.97 8.8 47,340 0.25 4.9 8,574 1.42 19.8
Arkansas 0 -- -- 12,442 0.23 4.8 0 -- --
Louisiana 285 2.97 8.8 2,841 0.25 4.9 1,899 0.58 16.5
Oklahoma 0 -- -- 9,180 0.23 4.8 0 -- --
Texas 0 -- -- 22,878 0.27 5.1 6,675 1.69 20.9
Mountain 25,490 0.60 13.8 53,609 0.48 8.4 215 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 -- -- 0 -- -- 215 0.53 8.8
Nevada 0 -- -- 182 0.42 9.1 0 -- --
New Mexico 6,267 0.78 22.1 4,341 0.78 21.2 0 -- --
Utah 10,734 0.55 12.1 724 1.03 8.5 0 -- --
Wyoming 0 -- -- 24,161 0.46 7.3 0 -- --
Pacific Contiguous 0 -- -- 877 0.24 4.8 0 -- --
California 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Oregon 0 -- -- 877 0.24 4.8 0 -- --
Washington 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Pacific Noncontiguous 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 98 0.12 7.0
Alaska 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 98 0.12 7.0
Hawaii 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
U.S. Total 165,368 2.23 10.1 269,895 0.31 5.6 32,255 0.98 12.1

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."