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    Average Cost, Quantity, and Quality of Virginia Origin Coal Shipped to US Electric Utilities by Plant, 1997


    Electric Utility Plant Plant Location Origin of Coal Delivered at Plant Quantity (thousand short tons) Average Quality Average Delivered Cost
    BTU (per pound) Sulfur (percent by weight) Sulfur (pounds per MM BTU) Ash (percent by weight) (cents per million BTU) (dollars per short ton)
    Total for Coal Originating in Virginia 15,346 12,849 1.08 0.84 10.26 145.9 37.50
    American Electric Power Clinch River Virginia All sources 1,934 12,450 0.77 0.62 13.81 129.9 32.34
    Virginia 1,934 12,450 0.77 0.62 13.81 129.9 32.34
    American Electric Power Glen Lyn Virginia All sources 579 12,672 0.89 0.70 10.71 139.2 35.28
    Virginia 579 12,672 0.89 0.70 10.71 139.2 35.28
    Carolina Power & Light Co Asheville North Carolina All sources 961 12,606 1.09 0.86 11.22 138.8 34.99
    Virginia 281 12,755 1.16 0.91 11.24 133.7 34.11
    Cleveland Electric Illum Co Avon Lake Ohio All sources 1,535 12,686 1.01 0.80 9.48 147.4 37.39
    Virginia 10 12,329 0.87 0.70 18.80 73.0 18.00
    Delmarva Power & Light Co Edgemoor Delaware All sources 505 12,877 0.79 0.61 9.81 159.4 41.05
    Virginia 188 13,211 0.85 0.65 8.98 156.7 41.40
    Duke Power Co Allen North Carolina All sources 2,221 12,455 0.81 0.65 10.35 135.0 33.62
    Virginia 47 13,067 0.90 0.69 8.44 128.1 33.49
    Duke Power Co Buck North Carolina All sources 716 12,145 1.00 0.82 12.25 126.4 30.70
    Virginia 163 12,286 1.23 1.00 12.85 128.4 31.56
    Duke Power Co Dan River North Carolina All sources 355 12,536 0.99 0.79 10.98 127.8 32.04
    Virginia 68 12,426 1.15 0.93 11.79 123.1 30.59
    Duke Power Co Marshall North Carolina All sources 5,008 12,267 1.04 0.85 10.32 129.0 31.66
    Virginia 36 11,835 0.82 0.70 14.34 110.4 26.13
    Florida Power Corp Crystal River Florida All sources 4,037 12,687 0.89 0.70 8.59 177.0 44.91
    Virginia 873 12,337 0.73 0.59 9.77 210.3 51.89
    Georgia Power Co Hammond Georgia All sources 1,257 12,780 0.88 0.69 9.38 149.1 38.11
    Virginia 766 12,906 0.93 0.72 9.47 149.5 38.58
    Georgia Power Co Scherer Georgia All sources 8,923 10,331 0.50 0.49 7.18 176.4 36.44
    Virginia 520 13,383 0.74 0.55 7.59 179.6 48.07
    Georgia Power Co Yates Georgia All sources 1,651 12,796 1.04 0.81 9.38 151.0 38.65
    Virginia 913 12,816 1.04 0.82 10.17 150.7 38.62
    Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp Clifty Creek Indiana All sources 4,202 10,270 1.03 1.01 6.75 114.8 23.59
    Virginia 864 13,855 0.74 0.54 5.69 157.1 43.52
    Ohio Valley Electric Corp Kyger Creek Ohio All sources 2,840 13,043 1.99 1.53 7.50 116.1 30.28
    Virginia 451 13,607 0.81 0.60 6.27 123.4 33.59
    Public Service Co of NH Merrimack New Hampshire All sources 1,194 13,221 1.58 1.20 6.84 164.2 43.43
    Virginia 10 13,759 1.46 1.06 5.37 212.5 58.47
    Public Service Electric & Gas Co Mercer New Jersey All sources 881 13,633 0.78 0.57 5.85 174.7 47.64
    Virginia 880 13,634 0.78 0.57 5.85 174.7 47.64
    Seminole Electric Coop Inc Seminole Florida All sources 3,920 12,108 2.85 2.35 7.78 175.4 42.47
    Virginia 84 12,349 3.05 2.47 14.40 141.5 34.96
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co Canadys South Carolina All sources 412 12,772 1.44 1.13 9.39 153.8 39.28
    Virginia 47 12,953 1.17 0.90 10.61 160.2 41.50
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co Cope South Carolina All sources 828 12,710 1.33 1.04 10.38 150.8 38.33
    Virginia 44 13,131 1.37 1.05 9.96 150.4 39.49
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co Mcmeekin South Carolina All sources 503 13,085 1.42 1.09 9.42 151.8 39.71
    Virginia 396 13,179 1.45 1.10 9.34 152.3 40.13
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co Urguhart South Carolina All sources 402 12,940 1.36 1.05 9.28 151.5 39.20
    Virginia 74 13,116 1.37 1.04 9.53 153.6 40.31
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co Wateree South Carolina All sources 1,409 12,595 1.35 1.08 10.60 148.9 37.52
    Virginia 547 12,630 1.35 1.07 11.85 150.0 37.90
    Tennessee Valley Authority Sevier Tennessee All sources 2,089 12,713 1.72 1.35 10.58 125.9 32.02
    Virginia 1,882 12,736 1.78 1.40 10.50 126.0 32.10
    United Illuminating Co Bridgeport Harbor Connecticut All sources 952 13,132 0.54 0.41 7.20 190.5 50.02
    Virginia 4 13,830 0.72 0.52 5.27 184.2 50.94
    Virginia Power Bremo Bluff Virginia All sources 566 11,931 0.95 0.80 14.25 138.6 33.08
    Virginia 14 12,598 1.50 1.19 11.24 153.4 38.66
    Virginia Power Chesapeake Energy Virginia All sources 1,735 12,754 1.12 0.88 10.97 141.6 36.12
    Virginia 1,700 12,758 1.13 0.88 10.99 141.6 36.13
    Virginia Power Clover Virginia All sources 1,904 12,615 1.08 0.85 11.26 131.4 33.16
    Virginia 1,784 12,637 1.09 0.86 11.18 131.1 33.12
    Virginia Power Chesterfield Virginia All sources 2,890 12,517 1.09 0.87 10.97 142.4 35.64
    Virginia 16 12,528 1.21 0.97 11.57 148.6 37.23
    Virginia Power Possum Point Virginia All sources 816 12,428 1.00 0.80 12.08 144.3 35.87
    Virginia 41 12,700 1.43 1.13 11.67 147.8 37.53
    Virginia Power Yorktown Virginia All sources 733 12,459 1.31 1.05 11.47 146.8 36.58
    Virginia 128 12,719 1.23 0.97 11.36 147.3 37.46


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    Note:
  • Data are for electric generating plants with a total steam-electric and combined cycle capacity of 50 or more megawatts.
  • Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.


  • Source:
  • Tables 23 and 24, Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Utility Plants, 1997, EIA. Source for Plant Location is Table 57, Electric Power Monthly, EIA.



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