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Table ES2.A. Summary Statistics: Receipts and Cost of Fossil Fuels for the Electric Power Industry by Sector, Physical Units, 2020 and 2019
 

Total (All Sectors)
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019
Coal (1000 tons) 43,036 52,325 36.84 40.31 217 250 43,036 52,325 36.84 40.31
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 895 1,426 82.79 74.90 119 145 895 1,426 82.79 74.90
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 295 192 43.68 59.13 5 5 295 192 43.68 59.13
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 903,553 833,540 2.72 4.14 561 563 903,553 833,540 2.72 4.14

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019
Coal (1000 tons) 31,626 38,213 37.67 41.64 153 171 31,626 38,213 37.67 41.64
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 744 1,008 81.86 76.05 85 92 744 1,008 81.86 76.05
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 295 192 43.68 59.13 5 5 295 192 43.68 59.13
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 431,393 394,288 2.97 4.32 290 294 431,393 394,288 2.97 4.32

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019
Coal (1000 tons) 10,795 13,482 33.57 36.07 51 65 10,795 13,482 33.57 36.07
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 124 393 88.14 71.58 26 44 124 393 88.14 71.58
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 402,001 368,347 2.45 3.97 226 222 402,001 368,347 2.45 3.97

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019
Coal (1000 tons) 1 1 67.40 65.89 1 1 1 1 67.40 65.89
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 763 751 3.22 3.52 3 3 763 751 3.22 3.52

 

Industrial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019 January 2020 January 2019
Coal (1000 tons) 614 629 51.68 50.14 12 13 614 629 51.68 50.14
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 27 25 83.92 80.23 8 9 27 25 83.92 80.23
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 69,397 70,154 2.44 3.88 42 44 69,397 70,154 2.44 3.88


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.'