Table 7.22. Receipts and Quality of Coal by Rank Delivered for Electricity Generation:
Electric Utilties by State, 2016

  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 177 2.64 7.9 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Connecticut 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Maine 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Massachusetts 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New Hampshire 177 2.64 7.9 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Rhode Island 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Vermont 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Middle Atlantic 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New Jersey 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New York 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Pennsylvania 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
East North Central 37,941 2.88 8.5 44,096 0.26 4.9 0 -- --
Illinois 1,922 3.33 11.0 5,025 0.21 4.6 0 -- --
Indiana 25,132 2.79 8.5 1,906 0.24 4.6 0 -- --
Michigan 1,876 2.46 7.8 19,672 0.28 4.8 0 -- --
Ohio 7,993 3.17 8.7 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Wisconsin 1,019 2.57 7.7 17,492 0.25 5.1 0 -- --
West North Central 558 3.13 10.5 91,833 0.27 5.1 21,819 0.83 9.8
Iowa 0 -- -- 15,932 0.25 4.9 0 -- --
Kansas 201 3.09 12.9 14,224 0.30 4.9 0 -- --
Minnesota 0 -- -- 12,404 0.37 6.2 0 -- --
Missouri 357 3.15 9.3 34,479 0.22 4.7 0 -- --
Nebraska 0 -- -- 12,894 0.28 5.3 0 -- --
North Dakota 0 -- -- 567 0.35 4.7 21,819 0.83 9.8
South Dakota 0 -- -- 1,333 0.35 5.2 0 -- --
South Atlantic 72,663 2.21 10.2 9,400 0.33 4.8 0 -- --
Delaware 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
District of Columbia 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Florida 14,744 2.26 8.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Georgia 7,846 2.47 7.9 9,400 0.33 4.8 0 -- --
Maryland 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
North Carolina 11,802 1.70 9.8 0 -- -- 0 -- --
South Carolina 7,883 1.67 8.9 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Virginia 6,894 1.06 16.0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
West Virginia 23,494 2.84 11.2 0 -- -- 0 -- --
East South Central 41,067 2.66 9.0 22,316 0.25 5.1 0 -- --
Alabama 6,251 1.27 9.7 10,009 0.24 5.2 0 -- --
Kentucky 28,826 3.00 9.1 8,450 0.28 5.1 0 -- --
Mississippi 712 1.44 7.4 677 0.25 5.1 0 -- --
Tennessee 5,278 2.55 8.1 3,179 0.23 4.7 0 -- --
West South Central 268 3.25 9.5 42,862 0.26 5.2 9,630 1.15 18.5
Arkansas 0 -- -- 10,593 0.26 5.2 0 -- --
Louisiana 268 3.25 9.5 2,157 0.26 5.3 2,688 0.51 15.1
Oklahoma 0 -- -- 9,583 0.25 4.9 0 -- --
Texas 0 -- -- 20,529 0.27 5.2 6,942 1.43 20.0
Mountain 27,428 0.62 14.1 52,704 0.49 8.6 256 0.53 9.2
Arizona 6,105 0.59 10.6 9,132 0.63 10.4 0 -- --
Colorado 2,420 0.50 10.9 13,469 0.32 5.6 0 -- --
Idaho 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Montana 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 256 0.53 9.2
Nevada 425 0.47 8.4 34 0.42 4.6 0 -- --
New Mexico 6,191 0.77 23.4 4,718 0.79 21.5 0 -- --
Utah 12,287 0.59 12.4 716 1.03 9.6 0 -- --
Wyoming 0 -- -- 24,635 0.45 7.2 0 -- --
Pacific Contiguous 0 -- -- 994 0.23 4.3 0 -- --
California 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Oregon 0 -- -- 994 0.23 4.3 0 -- --
Washington 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Pacific Noncontiguous 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 124 0.15 8.7
Alaska 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 124 0.15 8.7
Hawaii 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
U.S. Total 180,102 2.24 10.1 264,205 0.31 5.8 31,829 0.92 12.3

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."