Table 9.5. Emissions from Energy Consumption at
Conventional Power Plants and Combined-Heat-and-Power Plants,
by State, 2015 and 2016 (Thousand Metric Tons)

Census Division
and State
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)

Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015
New England 29,066 31,965 12 19 26 31
Connecticut 8,579 9,049 1 1 6 7
Maine 2,557 2,956 7 11 6 8
Massachusetts 12,722 13,422 3 5 10 11
New Hampshire 2,526 3,653 1 2 2 3
Rhode Island 2,670 2,874 0.09 0.10 1 1
Vermont 12 11 0.05 0.06 1 1
Middle Atlantic 137,445 143,131 121 226 131 151
New Jersey 21,108 19,427 3 3 12 12
New York 31,295 32,731 18 22 32 35
Pennsylvania 85,041 90,973 100 201 87 104
East North Central 338,794 369,356 432 700 271 310
Illinois 72,226 84,275 98 139 36 42
Indiana 85,393 89,045 83 157 89 97
Michigan 58,644 67,119 92 137 52 61
Ohio 81,618 83,722 131 214 65 76
Wisconsin 40,914 45,195 28 54 28 34
West North Central 203,950 219,199 246 304 179 189
Iowa 30,216 35,043 31 44 26 31
Kansas 25,762 27,341 6 13 17 19
Minnesota 29,644 30,307 24 27 25 28
Missouri 62,731 67,995 93 114 54 44
Nebraska 23,014 25,326 47 59 20 23
North Dakota 29,908 31,246 43 43 36 42
South Dakota 2,676 1,941 1 4 1 3
South Atlantic 379,065 378,419 275 345 271 301
Delaware 4,363 4,091 0.47 1 2 2
District of Columbia 48 36 0.01 0 0.34 0.23
Florida 110,388 111,863 59 77 70 76
Georgia 60,156 59,274 53 67 43 48
Maryland 18,578 18,314 25 31 13 15
North Carolina 52,492 53,824 47 52 48 51
South Carolina 28,001 29,849 23 26 15 18
Virginia 36,566 34,898 27 31 32 34
West Virginia 68,473 66,270 42 61 48 57
East South Central 196,408 204,017 182 351 126 149
Alabama 57,776 64,442 49 117 35 51
Kentucky 72,433 76,427 72 122 55 62
Mississippi 26,272 25,171 12 33 15 15
Tennessee 39,927 37,977 48 79 22 21
West South Central 358,451 369,898 395 432 290 301
Arkansas 31,726 28,587 54 54 31 29
Louisiana 53,162 56,299 58 69 66 71
Oklahoma 37,106 41,626 50 61 27 29
Texas 236,457 243,386 233 247 166 172
Mountain 209,056 228,381 101 126 204 254
Arizona 44,531 50,201 12 16 36 43
Colorado 36,075 37,413 18 22 29 35
Idaho 1,829 1,866 4 4 5 12
Montana 16,470 18,136 11 13 16 19
Nevada 14,542 14,752 2 5 10 10
New Mexico 23,193 24,850 7 11 35 42
Utah 28,245 33,688 11 16 33 47
Wyoming 44,172 47,476 35 40 39 45
Pacific Contiguous 65,443 76,054 21 22 95 102
California 47,008 55,481 2 1 69 73
Oregon 8,207 8,987 8 9 12 15
Washington 10,229 11,586 11 12 13 14
Pacific Noncontiguous 10,723 11,033 21 23 37 37
Alaska 3,466 3,676 3 4 21 19
Hawaii 7,257 7,356 18 20 16 17
U.S. Total 1,928,401 2,031,452 1,807 2,548 1,630 1,824

Notes:
The emissions data presented include total emissions from both electricity generation and the production of useful thermal output.
See Appendix A, Technical Notes, for a description of the sources and methodology used to develop the emissions estimates.
Displayed values of zero may represent small values that round to zero. The Excel version of this table provides additional precision which may be accessed by selecting individual cells.
Source: Calculations made by the Office of Electricity, Renewables, and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration.