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EIA: Alaska State Energy Data Release—April 10, 2015


State-level estimates of consumption, prices, and expenditures for coal for 2013

State-level estimates for energy consumption, prices, and expenditures for coal, for data year 2013, are available at SEDS Updates. Data highlights include the following:

  • U.S. consumption of coal totaled 18 quadrillion Btu in 2013, a 4-percent increase from 2012.  Electric power sector consumption accounted for 91 percent of total consumption in 2013.  The top consuming states were Texas, Indiana, and Pennsylvania.
  • The price of coal averaged $2.52 per million Btu in the United States in 2013, a 3-percent decrease from 2012.  Prices ranged from $1.44 per million Btu in Nebraska to $4.90 per million Btu in Alaska.
  • U.S. coal expenditures equaled $45.5 billion in 2013, a 1-percent increase from 2012. 

The latest 2013 estimates are incorporated into the time-series data files in the Data Files section of the SEDS Updates page.

SEDS provides annual state-level estimates of energy production, consumption, prices, and expenditures by sector and energy source.  The 2013 SEDS report, which will contain summary tables comparing estimates across states, time-series tables for each state, and a full set of SEDS data files through 2013, will be released in July 2015.


U.S. Energy Information Administration


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