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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 4.13.A. Average Cost of Natural Gas Delivered for Electricity Generation by State, February 2021 and 2020
(Dollars per MMBtu)

Census Division
and State
Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
  February 2021 February 2020 Percentage Change February 2021 February 2020 February 2021 February 2020
New England W W W 4.50 9.40 W W
Connecticut 6.16 2.80 120% -- -- 6.16 2.80
Maine -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Massachusetts 7.39 W W -- -- 7.39 W
New Hampshire W W W 4.50 9.40 W W
Rhode Island W W W -- -- W W
Vermont -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Middle Atlantic 4.34 2.13 104% 5.63 3.38 4.20 2.01
New Jersey 5.09 2.25 126% -- -- 5.09 2.25
New York 5.28 2.61 102% 5.63 3.38 5.08 2.28
Pennsylvania 3.76 1.85 103% -- -- 3.76 1.85
East North Central 5.40 1.96 176% 5.36 2.16 5.42 1.84
Illinois W W W 4.55 1.86 W W
Indiana 7.68 W W 5.30 2.25 9.00 W
Michigan W 1.99 W 6.32 2.13 W 1.92
Ohio 3.92 1.78 120% 4.14 1.89 3.88 1.76
Wisconsin W W W 5.29 2.28 W W
West North Central W W W 34.08 2.20 W W
Iowa 11.01 1.92 473% 11.01 1.92 -- --
Kansas 63.12 2.78 NM 63.12 2.78 -- --
Minnesota W W W 5.21 2.49 W W
Missouri W W W 74.59 1.93 W W
Nebraska 52.99 5.20 919% 52.99 5.20 -- --
North Dakota 8.40 2.37 254% 8.40 2.37 -- --
South Dakota -- -- -- -- -- -- --
South Atlantic 4.64 3.04 53% 4.69 3.18 4.24 2.10
Delaware -- W W -- -- -- W
District of Columbia -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Florida W W W 4.72 3.20 W W
Georgia W W W 4.70 2.29 W W
Maryland 5.75 2.42 138% 6.03 2.33 5.62 2.46
North Carolina W W W 4.70 3.31 W W
South Carolina 4.33 2.67 62% 4.33 2.67 -- --
Virginia 4.32 3.74 16% 4.56 4.36 3.63 1.77
West Virginia W W W 7.53 1.56 W W
East South Central 4.82 2.36 104% 4.73 2.41 5.13 2.14
Alabama W W W 4.20 2.36 W W
Kentucky W W W 5.17 3.27 W W
Mississippi W W W 4.97 2.27 W W
Tennessee 3.79 2.31 64% 3.79 2.31 -- --
West South Central 50.53 1.90 NM 45.64 1.93 54.02 1.89
Arkansas W W W 13.06 2.08 W W
Louisiana W W W 19.98 2.13 W W
Oklahoma W W W 89.10 2.00 W W
Texas 54.95 1.83 NM 48.38 1.62 56.79 1.89
Mountain 14.20 2.29 520% 14.77 2.29 8.97 2.38
Arizona W W W 10.32 2.16 W W
Colorado W W W 38.76 2.79 W W
Idaho 4.62 1.93 139% 4.62 1.93 -- --
Montana 3.90 1.49 162% 3.90 1.49 -- --
Nevada 4.32 2.56 69% 4.32 2.56 -- --
New Mexico 23.80 1.02 NM 23.80 1.02 -- --
Utah 4.71 2.37 99% 4.71 2.37 -- --
Wyoming 49.81 W W 49.81 1.83 -- W
Pacific Contiguous 4.95 2.69 84% 4.48 2.74 5.42 2.62
California 5.59 2.83 98% 5.31 2.99 5.82 2.70
Oregon W W W 2.96 1.83 W W
Washington W W W 3.78 2.95 W W
Pacific Noncontiguous 7.54 7.87 -4.2% 7.54 7.87 -- --
Alaska 7.54 7.87 -4.2% 7.54 7.87 -- --
Hawaii -- -- -- -- -- -- --
U.S. Total 15.73 2.42 550% 13.22 2.66 18.79 2.09

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.

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