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Data for February 2021 Release Date: April 26, 2021 Next Release Date: May 25, 2021 full reportPDF
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Table 3.4. Stocks of Coal by Coal Rank: Electric Power Sector, 2011 - February 2021
(Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector
Period Bituminous Coal Subbituminous Coal Lignite Coal Total
End of Year Stocks
2011 82,056 85,151 5,179 172,387
2012 86,437 93,833 4,846 185,116
2013 73,113 69,720 5,051 147,884
2014 72,771 72,552 6,225 151,548
2015 82,004 108,614 4,931 195,548
2016 67,241 90,376 4,393 162,009
2017 56,140 77,875 3,672 137,687
2018 41,507 58,247 3,039 102,793
2019 54,843 69,942 3,124 128,176
2020 52,603 76,370 3,556 132,723
Year 2019, End of Month Stocks
January 39,894 56,367 2,883 99,145
February 41,235 54,664 2,738 98,637
March 44,238 49,467 3,054 96,932
April 48,923 55,805 3,344 108,072
May 51,971 60,325 3,023 115,700
June 53,689 60,294 2,551 116,861
July 50,057 57,593 2,670 110,661
August 49,610 57,934 2,409 110,268
Sept 48,834 59,057 2,395 110,615
October 51,573 64,046 2,590 118,566
November 52,621 66,446 2,959 122,357
December 54,843 69,942 3,124 128,176
Year 2020, End of Month Stocks
January 56,273 74,517 3,307 134,352
February 57,231 78,583 3,235 139,280
March 59,841 81,498 3,624 145,218
April 61,835 85,655 3,947 151,723
May 61,499 88,064 4,117 154,037
June 59,363 86,578 4,140 150,406
July 53,712 79,665 4,265 137,956
August 50,754 74,303 4,338 129,645
Sept 50,267 74,547 4,070 129,079
October 53,466 75,990 3,772 133,421
November 54,807 77,466 3,702 136,168
December 52,603 76,370 3,556 132,723
Year 2021, End of Month Stocks
January 49,680 72,799 2,778 125,399
February 43,962 62,944 2,701 109,717

Notes: See Glossary for definitions.
Values for 2019 and prior years are final. Values for 2020 and 2021 are preliminary. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.
and predecessor forms. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-920 Combined Heat and Power Plant Report, and predecessor forms. Beginning with 2008 data, the Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report, replaced the following:
Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; Form EIA-920, Combined Heat and Power Plant Report; Form EIA-423, Monthly Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants Report;
and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FERC Form 423, Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants.