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Data for August 2018  |  Release Date: October 24, 2018  |  Next Release: November 27, 2018 
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Table 2.8.A. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
August 2018 and August 2017 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  August 2018 August 2017 Percentage Change August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017
New England 20 1 NM 15 0.22 5 1 0 0 NM 0.24
Connecticut 4 0 -- 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Maine 1 1 10% 0 0 1 1 0 0 NM 0.24
Massachusetts 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 15 0.22 NM 15 0.22 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 2,298 2,183 5.3% 0 0 2,293 2,173 0 0 5 10
New Jersey 50 44 13% 0 0 50 44 0 0 0 0
New York 16 10 59% 0 0 16 6 0 0 0 4
Pennsylvania 2,232 2,129 4.9% 0 0 2,227 2,122 0 0 5 6
East North Central 14,047 13,193 6.5% 8,231 8,221 5,746 4,909 2 1 67 62
Illinois 3,675 3,096 19% 226 209 3,396 2,838 1 0.30 51 49
Indiana 3,599 3,445 4.5% 3,356 3,297 242 146 1 1 0 0
Michigan 2,495 2,101 19% 2,476 2,082 17 18 0 0 NM 1
Ohio 2,357 2,629 -10% 266 722 2,091 1,907 0 0 0.05 0.13
Wisconsin 1,922 1,923 -0.0% 1,906 1,911 0 0 0 0 16 12
West North Central 11,523 11,506 0.1% 11,423 11,417 0 0 2 2 98 87
Iowa 1,614 1,632 -1.1% 1,565 1,590 0 0 2 2 48 39
Kansas 1,327 1,365 -2.8% 1,327 1,365 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 1,202 1,259 -4.5% 1,185 1,244 0 0 0.03 0.02 17 15
Missouri 3,742 3,774 -0.8% 3,742 3,774 0 0 0 0.01 0 0
Nebraska 1,342 1,377 -2.5% 1,313 1,347 0 0 0 0 30 30
North Dakota 2,135 1,985 7.6% 2,131 1,982 0 0 0 0 4 2
South Dakota 160 114 40% 160 114 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 8,984 9,533 -5.8% 8,059 8,518 908 997 1 1 16 16
Delaware 29 13 118% 0 0 29 13 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 1,422 1,568 -9.3% 1,421 1,544 0 21 0 0 1 3
Georgia 1,732 1,846 -6.2% 1,729 1,843 0 0 0 0 3 3
Maryland 335 378 -11% 0 0 334 376 0 0 1 2
North Carolina 1,285 1,663 -23% 1,279 1,656 3 4 1 1 2 2
South Carolina 819 806 1.5% 819 806 0 0 0 0 0.02 0.42
Virginia 550 611 -10% 521 585 19 19 0 0 9 6
West Virginia 2,813 2,648 6.2% 2,290 2,084 522 564 0 0 0 0
East South Central 6,039 6,227 -3.0% 5,718 6,030 307 184 0 0 13 14
Alabama 1,694 1,686 0.5% 1,694 1,685 0 0 0 0 1 1
Kentucky 2,882 2,682 7.5% 2,882 2,682 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 431 336 28% 124 152 307 184 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 1,032 1,523 -32% 1,019 1,510 0 0 0 0 12 13
West South Central 11,527 12,986 -11% 6,566 6,375 4,953 6,597 0 0 7 14
Arkansas 1,831 1,733 5.6% 1,620 1,490 211 242 0 0 0.48 1
Louisiana 952 753 26% 710 376 241 377 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 1,088 1,222 -11% 967 1,097 114 111 0 0 7 13
Texas 7,656 9,278 -17% 3,269 3,412 4,387 5,867 0 0 0 0
Mountain 8,481 9,244 -8.3% 7,706 8,172 766 1,055 0 0 10 17
Arizona 1,693 1,717 -1.4% 1,693 1,717 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 1,516 1,493 1.5% 1,516 1,493 0 0 0 0 0 0.26
Idaho NM 1 NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 NM 1
Montana 638 944 -32% 20 25 618 920 0 0 0 0
Nevada 217 176 23% 150 122 66 55 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 730 1,191 -39% 730 1,191 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 1,286 1,192 7.9% 1,250 1,148 36 36 0 0 0 8
Wyoming 2,400 2,530 -5.1% 2,347 2,478 45 45 0 0 9 8
Pacific Contiguous 672 776 -13% 118 199 548 571 0 0 6 6
California 5 5 2.4% 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
Oregon 118 199 -41% 118 199 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 549 572 -4.0% 0 0 548 571 0 0 1 1
Pacific Noncontiguous 119 111 7.4% 31 21 85 87 4 3 0 0
Alaska 50 39 28% 31 21 16 15 4 3 0 0
Hawaii 69 72 -3.9% 0 0 69 72 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 63,710 65,761 -3.1% 47,867 48,954 15,612 16,574 9 7 222 227

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.