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Data for February 2021 Release Date: April 26, 2021 Next Release Date: May 25, 2021 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 2.3.A. Petroleum Coke: Consumption for Electricity Generation,
by Sector, 2011-February 2021 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2011 5,012 3,449 1,277 1 286
2012 3,675 2,105 756 1 812
2013 4,852 3,409 779 1 662
2014 4,412 3,440 599 2 371
2015 4,044 3,120 669 2 253
2016 4,253 3,427 591 2 233
2017 3,490 2,731 542 3 214
2018 3,623 2,740 704 2 177
2019 2,724 2,067 478 1 177
2020 2,866 2,260 444 1 162
Year 2019
January 326 258 54 0.37 13
February 272 222 39 0.25 11
March 235 193 28 0.31 13
April 155 107 32 0.26 16
May 294 219 60 0 14
June 216 151 51 0 14
July 309 227 58 0 24
August 276 203 58 0 15
Sept 231 183 33 0 15
October 83 64 3 0 15
November 129 101 15 0 14
December 197 137 46 0.16 14
Year 2020
January 261 204 42 0.42 15
February 190 147 31 0.26 12
March 262 210 39 0 13
April 221 179 33 0 9
May 231 183 35 0 13
June 308 258 36 0 14
July 318 261 41 0 16
August 295 236 43 0 16
Sept 159 116 31 0 13
October 131 82 36 0 13
November 211 157 39 0 15
December 279 227 38 0 14
Year 2021
January 268 211 44 0 12
February 269 223 36 0.18 10
Year to Date
2019 598 481 93 1 24
2020 451 351 72 1 27
2021 536 434 80 0.18 22
Rolling 12 Months Ending in February
2020 2,576 1,937 458 1 181
2021 2,952 2,343 451 0.18 157

Notes: Beginning with the collection of Form EIA-923 in January 2008, the methodology to allocate total fuel consumption for electricity generation and consumption for useful thermal output was changed.
The new methodology was retroactively applied to 2004-2007 data. See the Technical Notes (Appendix C) for further information. See Glossary for definitions.
Values for 2019 and prior years are final. Values for 2020 and 2021 are preliminary. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923 and predecessor forms.
Petroleum Coke includes petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas. Prior to 2011, petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas was included in Other Gases.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-920 Combined Heat and Power Plant Report, and predecessor forms.
Beginning with 2008 data, the Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report, replaced the following: Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; Form EIA-920, Combined Heat and Power Plant Report.