Demand tanked in nearly every state; Pennsylvania’s coal consumption fell by as much as 44 percent. A drop in natural gas prices as well as significant uptake in renewable energy contributed to this decline, said the report.
Note: Values reflect coal receipts by electric power plants rather than coal consumption. Differences in receipts and consumption are relatively small and attributable to changes in stockpile levels.
Note: Idaho, Vermont, Rhode Island, and District of Columbia have no coal consumption in the power sector.
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