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Table 2.8.A. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
May 2017 and May 2016 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  May 2017 May 2016 Percentage Change May 2017 May 2016 May 2017 May 2016 May 2017 May 2016 May 2017 May 2016
New England 36 14 149% 2 0 32 14 0 0 NM NM
Connecticut 3 0 -- 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Maine NM 1 NM 0 0 1 1 0 0 NM 0.16
Massachusetts 29 13 120% 0 0 29 13 0 0 0 NM
New Hampshire 2 0 -- 2 0 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 1,861 1,931 -3.7% 0 0 1,848 1,913 0 0 13 19
New Jersey 34 43 -20% 0 0 34 43 0 0 0 0
New York 31 46 -32% 0 0 26 39 0 0 5 7
Pennsylvania 1,795 1,843 -2.6% 0 0 1,787 1,831 0 0 8 11
East North Central 10,484 9,568 9.6% 6,574 6,112 3,847 3,391 2 2 61 64
Illinois 2,404 2,215 8.6% 168 171 2,186 1,996 2 NM 49 46
Indiana 2,402 2,544 -5.6% 2,348 2,423 53 120 0.37 1 0 NM
Michigan 2,207 1,640 35% 2,183 1,613 21 22 0 0 NM 5
Ohio 2,184 1,876 16% 597 619 1,586 1,252 0 0 NM 5
Wisconsin 1,287 1,294 -0.5% 1,278 1,285 0 0 0 0 9 9
West North Central 9,020 7,562 19% 8,903 7,457 0 NM 2 4 115 101
Iowa 1,356 704 93% 1,288 647 0 0 2 3 67 54
Kansas 829 966 -14% 829 966 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 1,008 965 4.4% 993 945 0 0 0.02 NM 15 19
Missouri 3,377 2,563 32% 3,377 2,561 0 NM 0.06 0 0 NM
Nebraska 808 870 -7.1% 779 849 0 0 0 0 29 22
North Dakota 1,520 1,386 9.7% 1,516 1,382 0 0 0 0 NM NM
South Dakota 122 108 13% 122 108 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 7,754 7,101 9.2% 7,030 6,393 711 684 1 NM 12 23
Delaware 7 3 130% 0 0 7 3 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 1,455 1,359 7.0% 1,452 1,325 0 31 0 0 3 NM
Georgia 1,601 1,583 1.1% 1,598 1,579 0 0 0 0 3 4
Maryland 320 242 32% 0 0 318 240 0 0 1 2
North Carolina 1,000 751 33% 994 742 3 NM 1 0 3 3
South Carolina 702 595 18% 702 591 0 0 0 0 0.43 4
Virginia 461 547 -16% 441 536 18 6 1 NM 2 4
West Virginia 2,209 2,021 9.3% 1,844 1,620 365 397 0 0 0 4
East South Central 5,393 4,934 9.3% 5,098 4,702 282 214 0 0 12 18
Alabama 1,311 1,216 7.8% 1,311 1,215 0 0 0 0 1 2
Kentucky 2,514 2,196 15% 2,514 2,196 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 367 261 41% 85 47 282 214 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 1,200 1,261 -4.8% 1,188 1,245 0 0 0 0 12 16
West South Central 10,205 8,109 26% 4,444 3,854 5,749 4,242 0 0 13 13
Arkansas 946 561 68% 894 451 51 109 0 0 1 1
Louisiana 865 588 47% 571 414 294 174 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 630 524 20% 538 463 79 50 0 0 12 NM
Texas 7,765 6,435 21% 2,441 2,526 5,325 3,909 0 0 0 0
Mountain 6,232 5,718 9.0% 5,614 5,299 601 405 0 0 17 14
Arizona 1,196 1,222 -2.1% 1,196 1,222 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 1,260 1,201 4.9% 1,259 1,200 0 NM 0 0 0.22 NM
Idaho NM NM NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 NM NM
Montana 510 329 55% 20 NM 491 316 0 0 0 NM
Nevada 41 42 -3.1% 1 0 40 42 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 622 728 -14% 622 728 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 928 693 34% 885 671 37 NM 0 0 6 2
Wyoming 1,673 1,503 11% 1,629 1,467 34 NM 0 0 10 10
Pacific Contiguous 4 7 -35% 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7
California 4 6 -43% 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6
Oregon 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 1 0.44 86% 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.44
Pacific Noncontiguous 93 91 3.2% NM 17 72 70 NM 3 0 NM
Alaska 29 31 -7.0% NM 17 NM NM NM 3 0 0
Hawaii 64 59 8.6% 0 0 64 58 0 0 0 NM
U.S. Total 51,082 45,036 13% 37,683 33,834 13,142 10,933 8 9 249 260

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.