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State-level estimates of consumption, prices, and expenditures for coal and U.S. imports and exports of coal coke through 2009

State Energy Data System (SEDS) estimates for coal and coal coke, for data year 2009, are available at SEDS Updates.   Data highlights include the following:
  • U.S. consumption of coal totaled 20 quadrillion Btu in 2009, a 12% decrease from 2008.  The top consuming States were Texas, Indiana, and Ohio.
  • The price of coal averaged $2.33 per million Btu in the United States in 2009, a 5% increase from 2008.  Prices ranged from $1.19 in Wyoming to $4.01 in New Jersey.
  • From 2008 to 2009, total coal expenditures decreased 7%.  In the electric power sector, coal expenditures decreased 6%.  In the industrial sector, coal expenditures decreased 14%.
The State Energy Data System (SEDS) provides annual State-level estimates of energy consumption, prices, and expenditures by sector and energy source.  A full set of State-level estimates for all fuels, all sectors, and all years through data year 2009 will be released by the end of June 2011.

Yvonne Taylor
(202) 586-1455

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