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Data for October 2017  |  Release Date: December 22, 2017  |  Next Release: January 24, 2018 
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Table 2.8.B. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
Year-to-Date through October 2017 and October 2016 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  October 2017 YTD October 2016 YTD Percentage Change October 2017 YTD October 2016 YTD October 2017 YTD October 2016 YTD October 2017 YTD October 2016 YTD October 2017 YTD October 2016 YTD
New England 723 940 -23% 78 122 642 815 0 0 3 3
Connecticut 73 73 -0.0% 0 0 73 73 0 0 0 0
Maine 12 13 -5.0% 0 0 10 10 0 0 3 3
Massachusetts 559 731 -24% 0 0 559 731 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 78 122 -36% 78 122 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 19,333 24,064 -20% 0 0 19,201 23,880 0 0 132 184
New Jersey 423 477 -11% 0 0 423 477 0 0 0 0
New York 254 717 -65% 0 0 184 627 0 0 70 90
Pennsylvania 18,656 22,869 -18% 0 0 18,595 22,775 0 0 62 94
East North Central 119,691 120,174 -0.4% 73,483 72,362 45,597 47,220 15 20 595 572
Illinois 28,720 30,407 -5.5% 1,808 1,605 26,461 28,418 9 7 443 377
Indiana 29,321 30,053 -2.4% 28,259 28,590 1,056 1,451 6 9 0 3
Michigan 20,463 19,368 5.7% 20,272 19,155 178 184 0 4 14 25
Ohio 24,071 24,310 -1.0% 6,167 7,122 17,903 17,166 0 0 2 22
Wisconsin 17,116 16,036 6.7% 16,979 15,891 0 0 0 0 137 145
West North Central 96,450 94,681 1.9% 95,465 93,720 0.12 0.02 24 29 961 933
Iowa 12,187 11,824 3.1% 11,760 11,363 0 0 18 19 408 442
Kansas 10,425 12,127 -14% 10,425 12,127 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 10,937 10,880 0.5% 10,718 10,738 0 0 1 1 218 141
Missouri 33,137 30,063 10% 33,132 30,054 0.12 0.02 4 9 0 0
Nebraska 10,819 11,060 -2.2% 10,513 10,738 0 0 0 0 307 323
North Dakota 17,921 17,683 1.3% 17,892 17,656 0 0 0 0 28 28
South Dakota 1,024 1,043 -1.8% 1,024 1,043 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 78,172 88,110 -11% 70,044 77,249 7,949 10,590 11 11 169 260
Delaware 136 220 -39% 0 0 136 220 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 14,730 14,941 -1.4% 14,659 14,599 48 314 0 0 23 29
Georgia 14,521 16,644 -13% 14,494 16,606 0 0 0 0 27 38
Maryland 3,024 5,151 -41% 0 0 3,009 5,136 0 0 15 15
North Carolina 11,620 12,842 -9.5% 11,551 12,735 33 65 9 9 28 33
South Carolina 6,461 7,332 -12% 6,457 7,310 0 0 0 0 4 22
Virginia 4,420 6,483 -32% 4,172 6,158 175 221 2 2 72 103
West Virginia 23,259 24,495 -5.0% 18,710 19,841 4,549 4,634 0 0 0 20
East South Central 52,226 58,226 -10% 50,068 55,507 2,025 2,548 0 0 133 171
Alabama 13,742 14,608 -5.9% 13,731 14,592 0 0 0 0 11 16
Kentucky 23,296 26,778 -13% 23,296 26,778 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 3,248 3,822 -15% 1,223 1,274 2,025 2,548 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 11,940 13,018 -8.3% 11,818 12,862 0 0 0 0 122 156
West South Central 107,168 99,583 7.6% 49,668 48,330 57,358 51,074 0 0 143 179
Arkansas 12,640 11,448 10% 11,169 9,383 1,464 2,057 0 0 7 8
Louisiana 7,251 7,273 -0.3% 4,370 4,992 2,881 2,280 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 9,493 10,053 -5.6% 8,484 8,873 873 1,008 0 0 136 171
Texas 77,784 70,809 9.9% 25,645 25,081 52,140 45,728 0 0 0 0
Mountain 76,061 74,403 2.2% 67,461 65,638 8,471 8,591 0 0 129 174
Arizona 14,089 13,787 2.2% 14,089 13,787 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 13,838 13,554 2.1% 13,837 13,547 0 6 0 0 2 2
Idaho 5 5 -8.2% 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
Montana 7,447 7,606 -2.1% 217 203 7,229 7,401 0 0 2 2
Nevada 998 1,103 -9.5% 535 674 463 429 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 8,966 8,398 6.8% 8,966 8,398 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 10,142 9,823 3.2% 9,761 9,408 337 324 0 0 44 91
Wyoming 20,576 20,127 2.2% 20,056 19,622 443 431 0 0 76 73
Pacific Contiguous 3,546 3,254 9.0% 1,007 905 2,485 2,290 0 0 54 59
California 48 52 -7.7% 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 52
Oregon 1,007 905 11% 1,007 905 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 2,491 2,297 8.5% 0 0 2,485 2,290 0 0 6 7
Pacific Noncontiguous 961 1,014 -5.2% 183 212 748 769 30 30 0 2
Alaska 332 372 -11% 183 212 119 130 30 30 0 0
Hawaii 629 641 -1.9% 0 0 629 639 0 0 0 2
U.S. Total 554,330 564,448 -1.8% 407,457 414,045 144,476 147,777 79 89 2,317 2,537

Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values for 2017 are preliminary. Values for 2016 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.