Electric Power Monthly

Data for April 2017  |  Release Date: June 23, 2017  |  Next Release: July 25, 2017 
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Table ES2.A. Summary Statistics: Receipts and Cost of Fossil Fuels for the Electric Power Industry by Sector, Physical Units, 2017 and 2016
 

Total (All Sectors)
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016
Coal (1000 tons) 46,168 40,144 40.85 42.69 257 261 204,977 188,266 40.14 41.67
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,033 1,404 69.85 50.75 120 136 5,612 5,343 70.10 45.86
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 208 369 55.96 37.75 6 10 1,039 1,481 57.45 38.07
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 557,625 749,028 3.49 2.50 480 746 2,259,147 3,022,935 3.73 2.68

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016
Coal (1000 tons) 33,094 30,610 41.91 43.51 173 181 148,128 140,696 41.23 42.67
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 774 1,125 68.84 51.19 81 87 4,356 3,951 68.69 45.93
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 208 300 55.96 31.95 6 7 1,039 1,228 57.45 32.56
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 272,355 356,152 3.63 2.80 254 395 1,081,710 1,450,634 3.94 2.97

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016
Coal (1000 tons) 12,350 8,980 37.09 38.68 63 59 53,893 45,136 36.35 37.41
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 233 249 W W 29 39 1,162 1,267 75.36 44.69
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 44 -- W 0 1 0 188 -- 68.50
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 233,602 333,405 3.29 2.14 181 302 962,239 1,334,702 3.54 2.37

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016
Coal (1000 tons) 0.05 0.39 W W 1 1 13 19 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 490 567 W W 3 3 2,414 2,857 W W

 

Industrial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 April 2017 April 2016
Coal (1000 tons) 724 554 W W 20 20 2,943 2,416 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 26 29 W W 10 10 94 125 70.97 55.07
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 25 -- W 0 2 0 65 -- W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 51,178 58,903 W W 42 46 212,783 234,742 W W


NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Number of Plants represents the number of plants for which receipts data were collected this month.
.... A plant using more than one fuel may be counted multiple times.
Coal includes anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, waste coal, synthetic coal, and coal-derived synthesis gas.
Petroleum Liquids include distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, jet fuel, kerosene, propane, and waste oil.
Natural Gas includes a small amount of supplemental gaseous fuels that cannot be identified separately.
Petroleum Coke includeds petroleum coke and synthesis gas derived from petroleum coke.
Note: Values are preliminary. Mcf = thousand cubic feet.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form-923, 'Power Plant Operations Report.'