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Table 4.11.A. Average Cost of Petroleum Liquids Delivered for Electricity Generation by State, May 2020 and 2019
(Dollars per MMBtu)

Census Division
and State
Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
  May 2020 May 2019 Percentage Change May 2020 May 2019 May 2020 May 2019
New England W W W 7.37 17.60 W W
Connecticut W -- W -- -- W --
Maine W W W -- -- W W
Massachusetts W -- W 7.37 -- W --
New Hampshire -- 17.60 -- -- 17.60 -- --
Rhode Island -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Vermont -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Middle Atlantic 6.29 15.44 -59% 5.22 -- 6.83 15.44
New Jersey W W W -- -- W W
New York W W W 5.22 -- W W
Pennsylvania W W W -- -- W W
East North Central W 15.98 W 6.89 15.84 W 16.13
Illinois W W W -- 16.40 W W
Indiana 6.92 15.84 -56% 6.92 15.84 -- --
Michigan 6.58 15.27 -57% 6.58 15.27 -- --
Ohio W W W 7.94 16.02 W W
Wisconsin 7.06 16.29 -57% 7.06 16.29 -- --
West North Central 7.05 15.80 -55% 7.05 15.80 -- --
Iowa 7.71 15.71 -51% 7.71 15.71 -- --
Kansas 7.59 15.90 -52% 7.59 15.90 -- --
Minnesota 6.14 16.30 -62% 6.14 16.30 -- --
Missouri 6.75 15.42 -56% 6.75 15.42 -- --
Nebraska -- 15.85 -- -- 15.85 -- --
North Dakota 8.15 16.31 -50% 8.15 16.31 -- --
South Dakota -- -- -- -- -- -- --
South Atlantic 7.81 W W 8.24 15.64 7.31 W
Delaware -- -- -- -- -- -- --
District of Columbia -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Florida 7.60 16.31 -53% 7.60 16.31 -- --
Georgia 7.40 16.19 -54% 7.40 16.19 -- --
Maryland W W W -- -- W W
North Carolina 7.41 15.36 -52% 7.41 15.36 -- --
South Carolina W 15.65 W 14.64 15.65 W --
Virginia W W W -- 16.08 W W
West Virginia 7.75 15.26 -49% 7.75 15.26 -- --
East South Central 7.64 15.20 -50% 7.64 15.20 -- --
Alabama 8.15 15.91 -49% 8.15 15.91 -- --
Kentucky 7.82 15.28 -49% 7.82 15.28 -- --
Mississippi -- 15.04 -- -- 15.04 -- --
Tennessee 7.00 15.07 -54% 7.00 15.07 -- --
West South Central W W W 6.81 15.69 W W
Arkansas W W W 6.75 -- W W
Louisiana 6.17 15.24 -60% 6.17 15.24 -- --
Oklahoma 6.88 15.80 -56% 6.88 15.80 -- --
Texas W W W 6.92 15.81 W W
Mountain 9.47 W W 9.49 18.84 9.39 W
Arizona 11.47 19.72 -42% 11.47 19.72 -- --
Colorado -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Idaho -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Montana W W W -- -- W W
Nevada W W W -- 16.30 W W
New Mexico 7.36 17.86 -59% 7.36 17.86 -- --
Utah W 17.95 W 8.88 17.95 W --
Wyoming 9.06 17.82 -49% 9.06 17.82 -- --
Pacific Contiguous -- W W -- -- -- W
California -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Oregon -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Washington -- W W -- -- -- W
Pacific Noncontiguous W W W 6.24 13.24 W W
Alaska 6.91 15.54 -56% 6.91 15.54 -- --
Hawaii W W W 6.23 13.23 W W
U.S. Total 6.54 14.47 -55% 6.76 14.11 6.16 15.62

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.

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.
Petroleum Liquids includes distillate and residual fuel oils.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report."