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Data for October 2018  |  Release Date: December 26, 2018  |  Next Release: January 25, 2019 
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Table 2.8.A. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
October 2018 and October 2017 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  October 2018 October 2017 Percentage Change October 2018 October 2017 October 2018 October 2017 October 2018 October 2017 October 2018 October 2017
New England NM 2 NM 0.16 1 0.48 1 0 0 NM 0.28
Connecticut 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maine NM 2 NM 0 0 0.48 1 0 0 NM 0.28
Massachusetts 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 0.16 1 -71% 0.16 1 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 1,379 1,468 -6.1% 0 0 1,375 1,461 0 0 4 8
New Jersey 34 38 -11% 0 0 34 38 0 0 0 0
New York 1 4 -65% 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Pennsylvania 1,344 1,426 -5.8% 0 0 1,340 1,422 0 0 4 4
East North Central 10,926 10,857 0.6% 6,492 6,868 4,372 3,932 2 2 60 56
Illinois 2,424 2,680 -9.5% 112 112 2,266 2,524 NM 1 45 43
Indiana 3,217 2,922 10% 3,017 2,791 199 130 1 1 0 0
Michigan 1,669 1,640 1.8% 1,652 1,621 16 18 0 0 1 1
Ohio 2,095 1,837 14% 204 577 1,891 1,260 0 0 0.05 0.12
Wisconsin 1,521 1,779 -14% 1,507 1,768 0 0 0 0 14 11
West North Central 8,937 8,408 6.3% 8,852 8,307 0 0 1 2 84 99
Iowa 1,392 763 82% 1,352 720 0 0 1 1 39 42
Kansas 968 799 21% 968 799 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 1,115 1,035 7.7% 1,100 1,013 0 0 0.02 0 15 22
Missouri 2,625 3,006 -13% 2,624 3,006 0 0 0.50 0.23 0 0
Nebraska 1,238 916 35% 1,211 884 0 0 0 0 27 32
North Dakota 1,599 1,842 -13% 1,597 1,838 0 0 0 0 3 4
South Dakota 0 47 -100% 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 6,016 6,592 -8.7% 5,461 5,862 539 712 1 1 15 17
Delaware 2 4 -55% 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 1,142 1,546 -26% 1,141 1,531 0 13 0 0 1 2
Georgia 1,452 1,308 11% 1,449 1,304 0 0 0 0 3 3
Maryland 137 257 -47% 0 0 136 255 0 0 1 1
North Carolina 652 808 -19% 646 800 3 5 1 1 2 3
South Carolina 745 432 72% 745 432 0 0 0 0 0.03 1
Virginia 112 202 -44% 81 179 23 16 0 0 8 7
West Virginia 1,774 2,035 -13% 1,400 1,615 375 419 0 0 0 0
East South Central 4,284 4,592 -6.7% 4,047 4,425 224 155 0 0 12 12
Alabama 1,043 1,245 -16% 1,041 1,245 0 0 0 0 1 1
Kentucky 2,254 2,095 7.6% 2,254 2,095 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 372 298 25% 148 143 224 155 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 615 954 -36% 604 943 0 0 0 0 11 11
West South Central 8,929 9,906 -9.9% 4,332 3,947 4,594 5,946 0 0 3 12
Arkansas 1,439 1,019 41% 1,164 836 274 182 0 0 1 1
Louisiana 525 540 -2.7% 411 354 114 186 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 487 901 -46% 348 783 137 107 0 0 2 11
Texas 6,477 7,445 -13% 2,408 1,974 4,069 5,471 0 0 0 0
Mountain 7,311 7,472 -2.2% 6,337 6,646 965 809 0 0 8 17
Arizona 1,302 1,442 -9.7% 1,302 1,442 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 1,233 1,254 -1.7% 1,232 1,254 0 0 0 0 0.42 0.02
Idaho NM 1 NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 NM 1
Montana 929 713 30% 26 15 902 698 0 0 0.44 0.45
Nevada 94 36 159% 59 0 35 36 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 706 793 -11% 706 793 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 1,015 1,173 -14% 987 1,138 27 28 0 0 0 7
Wyoming 2,032 2,061 -1.4% 2,024 2,005 1 47 0 0 7 9
Pacific Contiguous 608 615 -1.0% 62 112 542 497 0 0 5 6
California 4 5 -21% 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5
Oregon 62 112 -45% 62 112 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 543 498 9.0% 0 0 542 497 0 0 1 1
Pacific Noncontiguous 97 102 -5.5% NM 22 70 78 3 3 0 0
Alaska NM 37 NM NM 22 NM 12 3 3 0 0
Hawaii 60 66 -9.0% 0 0 60 66 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 48,488 50,015 -3.1% 35,607 36,190 12,682 13,591 7 7 191 227

Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values for 2018 are preliminary. Values for 2017 are final. 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.