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Table 2.8.A. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
March 2019 and March 2018 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  March 2019 March 2018 Percentage Change March 2019 March 2018 March 2019 March 2018 March 2019 March 2018 March 2019 March 2018
New England 26 18 46% 12 16 13 1 0 0 NM NM
Connecticut 12 0 -- 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
Maine 2 1 44% 0 0 2 1 0 0 NM NM
Massachusetts 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 12 16 -26% 12 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vermont 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 1,907 1,969 -3.2% 0 0 1,902 1,963 0 0 5 6
New Jersey 39 38 1.0% 0 0 39 38 0 0 0 0
New York 27 49 -44% 0 0 27 48 0 0 0 1
Pennsylvania 1,841 1,882 -2.2% 0 0 1,836 1,877 0 0 5 5
East North Central 10,718 11,666 -8.1% 6,328 6,857 4,327 4,734 2 1 61 73
Illinois 2,717 3,001 -9.5% 191 159 2,480 2,789 NM 1 44 52
Indiana 2,855 3,134 -8.9% 2,702 2,955 152 178 1 0.37 0 0
Michigan 2,008 1,697 18% 2,005 1,673 1 19 0 0 2 5
Ohio 1,891 2,324 -19% 198 576 1,693 1,748 0 0 0.04 0.15
Wisconsin 1,247 1,510 -17% 1,232 1,495 0 0 0 0 15 15
West North Central 8,376 8,508 -1.5% 8,305 8,404 0 0 3 2 68 101
Iowa 1,133 864 31% 1,095 820 0 0 2 2 36 41
Kansas 801 766 4.6% 801 766 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 730 986 -26% 713 958 0 0 0.27 0 16 28
Missouri 2,592 2,605 -0.5% 2,592 2,605 0 0 1 0.14 0 0
Nebraska 1,103 1,206 -8.5% 1,090 1,178 0 0 0 0 13 28
North Dakota 1,834 1,934 -5.1% 1,832 1,930 0 0 0 0 NM 4
South Dakota 183 148 24% 183 148 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 4,700 5,772 -19% 4,053 4,618 631 1,132 2 1 14 22
Delaware 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 590 680 -13% 589 679 0 0 0 0 1 1
Georgia 867 889 -2.5% 865 885 0 0 0 0 2 4
Maryland 217 563 -61% 0 0 215 561 0 0 2 2
North Carolina 833 931 -11% 827 925 2 2 1 0.40 2 3
South Carolina 350 511 -32% 350 511 0 0 0 0 0 0.20
Virginia 130 416 -69% 116 377 7 27 0.12 0.16 7 12
West Virginia 1,712 1,782 -3.9% 1,305 1,240 407 542 0 0 0 0
East South Central 4,162 3,720 12% 3,844 3,528 309 179 0 0 9 13
Alabama 976 1,174 -17% 975 1,173 0 0 0 0 1 1
Kentucky 2,077 1,758 18% 2,077 1,758 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 394 187 110% 85 9 309 179 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 715 600 19% 707 588 0 0 0 0 8 12
West South Central 7,029 5,919 19% 3,641 3,140 3,383 2,767 0 0 6 12
Arkansas 1,045 755 38% 853 508 192 247 0 0 0.27 1
Louisiana 408 319 28% 165 100 242 220 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 588 608 -3.2% 583 542 0 54 0 0 6 11
Texas 4,987 4,236 18% 2,039 1,990 2,948 2,246 0 0 0 0
Mountain 6,408 6,709 -4.5% 5,357 5,688 1,044 1,010 0 0 8 10
Arizona 1,002 1,287 -22% 1,002 1,287 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 1,215 1,159 4.8% 1,214 1,159 0 0 0 0 0.29 0.34
Idaho NM NM NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 NM NM
Montana 939 893 5.1% 27 24 912 870 0 0 0 0
Nevada 85 57 50% 36 0 49 57 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 413 471 -12% 413 471 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 919 845 8.8% 880 807 39 37 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 1,836 1,997 -8.1% 1,784 1,941 44 47 0 0 7 9
Pacific Contiguous 533 5 NM 91 0 436 0 0 0 6 5
California 5 5 8.1% 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
Oregon 91 0 -- 91 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 437 1 NM 0 0 436 0 0 0 1 1
Pacific Noncontiguous 113 103 10% NM NM 70 78 3 3 0 0
Alaska 54 39 39% NM NM NM 14 3 3 0 0
Hawaii 59 64 -7.5% 0 0 59 64 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 43,971 44,388 -0.9% 31,669 32,273 12,115 11,864 9 8 177 243

Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values are preliminary. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Percentage change is calculated before rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report.