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Electric Power Monthly

Data for April 2024 Release Date: June 26, 2024 Next Release Date: July 24, 2024 Full report PDF
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Table ES2.A. Summary Statistics: Receipts and Cost of Fossil Fuels for the Electric Power Industry by Sector, Physical Units, 2024 and 2023
 

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 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023
Coal (1000 tons) 24,509 33,546 48.70 46.67 161 188 115,033 143,047 47.34 48.12
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,020 1,142 120.08 118.44 89 88 4,713 6,210 118.16 125.35
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 38 168 73.50 133.61 1 5 159 652 73.29 132.04
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 824,464 822,855 2.11 2.78 566 575 3,652,979 3,491,318 3.17 4.59

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023
Coal (1000 tons) 18,576 25,008 52.56 48.15 120 139 88,158 108,088 50.00 49.49
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 748 853 118.96 117.91 64 61 3,579 4,430 117.74 128.00
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 38 168 73.50 133.61 1 5 159 652 73.29 132.04
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 400,958 404,210 2.40 3.13 292 297 1,768,023 1,685,651 3.47 5.36

 

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 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023
Coal (1000 tons) 5,497 7,974 34.96 40.36 31 36 24,873 32,797 36.80 42.09
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 251 240 124.28 123.46 18 18 1,005 1,547 121.38 120.83
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 359,568 359,263 1.75 2.36 229 233 1,623,891 1,551,036 2.90 3.80

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023
Coal (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 6 2 96.74 96.90
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 629 700 3.24 2.97 3 3 2,509 2,721 3.35 3.12

 

Industrial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023 April 2024 April 2023
Coal (1000 tons) 436 563 57.41 70.15 10 13 1,996 2,159 60.61 70.57
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 21 50 109.90 103.34 7 9 129 233 104.63 103.45
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 63,309 58,682 1.99 2.38 42 42 258,556 251,910 2.60 3.47


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.'