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    Average Cost, Quantity, and Quality of Virginia Origin Coal Shipped to US Electric Utilities by Plant, 1998


    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 16,818 12,865 0.99 0.77 9.73 143.9 37.03
    American Electric Power Clinch River Virginia All sources 1,889 12,387 0.75 0.60 13.79 129.7 32.13
    Virginia 1,889 12,387 0.75 0.60 13.79 129.7 32.13
    American Electric Power Glen Lyn Virginia All sources 715 12,802 0.89 0.69 9.89 137.9 35.30
    Virginia 715 12,802 0.89 0.69 9.89 137.9 35.30
    Carolina Power & Light Co Asheville North Carolina All sources 1,007 12,546 1.01 0.81 11.79 143.3 35.96
    Virginia 114 12,349 0.93 0.76 12.56 133.5 32.96
    Delmarva Power & Light Co. Edgemoor Delaware All sources 538 12,670 0.73 0.58 10.27 158.9 40.27
    Virginia 9 13,159 0.83 0.63 8.30 158.1 41.61
    Delmarva Power & Light Co. Indian River Delaware All sources 1,206 13,092 1.09 0.83 8.34 155.2 40.63
    Virginia 137 13,672 0.79 0.58 6.00 177.8 48.61
    Duke Power Co. Allen North Carolina All sources 1,759 12,532 0.78 0.62 10.08 141.1 35.37
    Virginia 115 12,811 1.02 0.79 10.53 137.8 35.31
    Duke Power Co. Belews Creek North Carolina All sources 5,991 12,463 0.81 0.65 9.81 149.2 37.18
    Virginia 10 13,026 0.60 0.47 9.00 142.2 37.05
    Duke Power Co. Buck North Carolina All sources 670 11,905 1.00 0.84 13.15 141.3 33.63
    Virginia 39 12,305 1.16 0.95 12.24 141.9 34.92
    Duke Power Co. Cliffside North Carolina All sources 1,589 12,650 0.91 0.72 8.39 134.3 33.97
    Virginia 18 12,618 0.76 0.61 11.25 132.3 33.39
    Duke Power Co. Dan River North Carolina All sources 392 12,426 1.04 0.84 10.45 138.9 34.53
    Virginia 34 12,682 1.11 0.88 10.84 137.6 34.90
    Duke Power Co. Marshall North Carolina All sources 4,674 12,373 0.98 0.79 10.20 131.6 32.56
    Virginia 23 12,893 1.13 0.88 9.99 138.1 35.62
    Duke Power Co.
    Riverbend
    North Carolina
    All sources 789 12,402 0.99 0.80 9.87 136.6 33.89
    Virginia 55 12,373 0.98 0.79 9.76 136.0 33.65
    Florida Power Corp. Crystal River Florida All sources 3,534 12,642 0.92 0.73 8.76 173.5 43.87
    Virginia 776 12,343 0.73 0.59 9.79 206.8 51.05
    Georgia Power Co. Arkwright Georgia All sources 130 12,743 1.87 1.47 9.09 161.7 41.21
    Virginia 8 12,804 1.67 1.30 11.14 161.4 41.33
    Georgia Power Co. Hammond Georgia All sources 1,300 12,733 0.90 0.71 10.07 151.1 38.49
    Virginia 448 12,837 0.88 0.69 10.03 153.4 39.39
    Georgia Power Co. Scherer Georgia All sources 10,688 10,432 0.49 0.47 7.01 172.1 35.90
    Virginia 320 13,123 0.72 0.55 8.45 158.8 40.68
    Georgia Power Co. Wansley Georgia All sources 4,116 12,339 1.08 0.87 10.43 147.0 36.29
    Virginia 1,531 12,937 0.87 0.67 9.52 151.7 39.25
    Georgia Power Co. Yates Georgia All sources 2,201 12,843 1.03 0.80 9.66 153.2 39.36
    Virginia 1,139 12,840 0.97 0.75 10.24 152.6 39.18
    Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp. Clifty Creek Indiana All sources 4,486 10,092 0.95 0.94 6.44 118.8 23.99
    Virginia 813 13,814 0.72 0.52 5.63 159.6 44.10
    Ohio Valley Electric Corp. Kyger Creek Ohio All sources 2,841 12,948 2.09 1.61 7.74 110.9 28.73
    Virginia 586 13,668 0.74 0.54 5.74 125.5 34.30
    Potomac Electric Power Co. Potomac River Virginia All sources 949 12,862 0.80 0.62 8.12 155.1 39.89
    Virginia 27 13,373 0.88 0.66 7.17 154.4 41.30
    Public Service Electric & Gas Co. Mercer New Jersey All sources 971 13,720 0.72 0.52 6.11 151.0 41.44
    Virginia 760 13,969 0.73 0.52 5.15 153.8 42.97
    Seminole Electric Coop Inc. Seminole Florida All sources 3,591 12,242 2.91 2.38 7.84 178.8 43.79
    Virginia 13 12,496 3.06 2.45 11.93 150.2 37.55
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. Canadys South Carolina All sources 759 12,788 1.36 1.06 9.27 153.1 39.16
    Virginia 60 12,821 1.53 1.20 10.88 149.8 38.40
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. Cope South Carolina All sources 1,101 12,553 1.20 0.96 10.19 152.2 38.22
    Virginia 62 12,937 1.14 0.88 10.18 151.6 39.22
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. Mcmeekin South Carolina All sources 629 13,081 1.41 1.08 9.89 150.1 39.27
    Virginia 499 13,169 1.42 1.08 9.73 150.6 39.67
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. Urguhart South Carolina All sources 436 13,031 1.29 0.99 8.87 152.6 39.77
    Virginia 66 13,440 1.29 0.96 8.76 155.1 41.69
    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. Watertree South Carolina All sources 1,693 12,426 1.26 1.02 11.43 150.6 37.42
    Virginia 354 12,697 1.28 1.01 12.12 149.7 38.00
    Tennessee Valley Authority Kingston Tennessee All sources 4,316 12,494 1.38 1.11 9.60 122.6 30.64
    Virginia 244 12,850 1.17 0.91 10.41 132.4 34.02
    Tennessee Valley Authority Sevier Tennessee All sources 2,068 12,706 1.54 1.21 10.38 128.2 32.58
    Virginia 1,681 12,748 1.60 1.25 10.17 128.8 32.85
    Tennessee Valley Authority Widows Creek Alabama All sources 3,211 12,109 2.39 1.97 11.08 122.4 29.65
    Virginia 35 12,510 0.84 0.67 9.28 138.7 34.69
    Virginia Power Bremo Bluff Virginia All sources 551 12,114 0.83 0.69 11.22 140.3 33.99
    Virginia 7 12,500 1.20 0.96 10.40 153.7 38.42
    Virginia Power Chesapeake Energy Virginia All sources 1,633 12,839 0.97 0.75 8.72 142.8 36.66
    Virginia 1,633 12,839 0.97 0.75 8.72 142.8 36.66
    Virginia Power Clover Virginia All sources 2,375 12,538 1.07 0.86 10.37 125.9 31.56
    Virginia 2,273 12,573 1.06 0.85 10.26 125.8 31.64
    Virginia Power Chesterfield Virginia All sources 2,974 12,733 1.06 0.83 8.41 139.8 35.60
    Virginia 97 12,744 1.12 0.88 8.72 150.8 38.43
    Virginia Power Possum Point Virginia All sources 899 12,144 0.86 0.70 11.25 142.3 34.57
    Virginia 68 12,543 1.30 1.04 9.78 151.8 38.09
    Virginia Power Yorktown Virginia All sources 731 12,712 1.44 1.13 7.75 147.3 37.45
    Virginia 160 12,498 1.31 1.05 9.59 150.9 37.73


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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, 1998, EIA. Source for Plant Location is Table 57, Electric Power Monthly, EIA.



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