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Table 2.8.B. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
Year-to-Date through 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 YTD May 2016 YTD Percentage Change May 2017 YTD May 2016 YTD May 2017 YTD May 2016 YTD May 2017 YTD May 2016 YTD May 2017 YTD May 2016 YTD
New England 674 560 20% 49 72 621 486 0 0 NM 3
Connecticut 57 38 48% 0 0 57 38 0 0 0 0
Maine 9 7 34% 0 0 6 5 0 0 NM 1
Massachusetts 559 443 26% 0 0 559 442 0 0 0 NM
New Hampshire 49 72 -31% 49 72 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 9,438 10,347 -8.8% 0 0 9,366 10,252 0 0 72 95
New Jersey 203 222 -8.4% 0 0 203 222 0 0 0 0
New York 189 276 -32% 0 0 161 247 0 0 28 30
Pennsylvania 9,046 9,849 -8.1% 0 0 9,002 9,784 0 0 44 65
East North Central 57,071 52,686 8.3% 34,573 32,367 22,155 19,962 10 14 333 343
Illinois 13,508 12,711 6.3% 913 736 12,327 11,739 8 6 260 230
Indiana 13,599 13,831 -1.7% 13,141 12,917 457 910 2 4 0 0.27
Michigan 10,224 9,013 13% 10,099 8,877 108 101 0 4 NM 31
Ohio 12,155 10,540 15% 2,887 3,302 9,263 7,212 0 0 5 26
Wisconsin 7,584 6,591 15% 7,533 6,534 0 0 0 0 51 56
West North Central 45,538 42,310 7.6% 44,941 41,727 0.30 5 19 22 578 556
Iowa 5,678 4,626 23% 5,396 4,322 0 0 11 14 271 290
Kansas 4,480 4,879 -8.2% 4,480 4,879 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 5,337 5,171 3.2% 5,204 5,061 0 0 4 3 129 108
Missouri 15,962 14,026 14% 15,957 14,010 0.30 5 5 6 0 5
Nebraska 4,820 4,824 -0.1% 4,667 4,698 0 0 0 0 153 126
North Dakota 8,724 8,203 6.3% 8,698 8,175 0 0 0 0 NM 28
South Dakota 537 581 -7.5% 537 581 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 35,551 36,446 -2.5% 32,094 32,075 3,372 4,241 10 9 75 122
Delaware 40 102 -61% 0 0 40 102 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 6,908 5,572 24% 6,894 5,485 0 73 0 0 14 15
Georgia 6,319 6,510 -2.9% 6,302 6,490 0 0 0 0 17 19
Maryland 1,094 1,972 -45% 0 0 1,085 1,963 0 0 9 9
North Carolina 4,896 4,375 12% 4,853 4,331 23 24 5 6 15 14
South Carolina 3,109 3,358 -7.4% 3,106 3,335 0 0 0 0 3 23
Virginia 2,209 3,014 -27% 2,103 2,913 85 74 5 3 16 24
West Virginia 10,976 11,544 -4.9% 8,838 9,521 2,138 2,005 0 0 0 18
East South Central 24,929 24,849 0.3% 23,686 23,671 1,176 1,086 0 0 67 92
Alabama 6,351 5,863 8.3% 6,344 5,853 0 0 0 0 7 10
Kentucky 11,829 12,456 -5.0% 11,829 12,456 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 1,645 1,461 13% 469 375 1,176 1,086 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 5,104 5,069 0.7% 5,045 4,987 0 0 0 0 60 82
West South Central 46,847 36,175 30% 21,569 18,213 25,209 17,893 0 0 69 69
Arkansas 5,536 4,087 35% 5,141 3,191 390 889 0 0 5 6
Louisiana 3,312 2,898 14% 1,908 2,176 1,404 723 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 3,726 3,539 5.3% 3,323 3,115 338 361 0 0 64 63
Texas 34,274 25,652 34% 11,197 9,731 23,077 15,921 0 0 0 0
Mountain 34,761 32,142 8.1% 30,753 28,333 3,935 3,695 0 0 73 114
Arizona 6,177 5,641 9.5% 6,177 5,641 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 6,609 6,154 7.4% 6,606 6,147 0 6 0 0 3 1
Idaho NM 6 NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 NM 6
Montana 3,447 3,306 4.3% 112 NM 3,334 3,231 0 0 2 NM
Nevada 377 317 19% 153 144 224 174 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 4,417 3,438 28% 4,417 3,438 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 4,429 4,238 4.5% 4,261 4,082 162 118 0 0 6 38
Wyoming 9,299 9,042 2.8% 9,027 8,810 216 166 0 0 57 66
Pacific Contiguous 909 474 92% 334 185 546 255 0 0 30 35
California 26 31 -15% 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 31
Oregon 334 185 81% 334 185 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 549 258 113% 0 0 546 255 0 0 3 3
Pacific Noncontiguous 430 507 -15% 93 116 320 369 17 18 0 4
Alaska 162 209 -23% 93 116 NM 74 17 18 0 0
Hawaii 269 299 -10% 0 0 269 295 0 0 0 4
U.S. Total 256,149 236,497 8.3% 188,093 176,759 66,700 58,243 56 63 1,300 1,433

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.