STATE ENERGY DATA RELEASE-March 25, 2011
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%.