Coal energy industry in the U.S.

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Statista Dossier about the U.S. coal energy industry

This dossier presents graphs and tables about the coal energy industry in the United States. Focusing on coal energy production and consumption, it also provides a ranking of the leading coal producing companies in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • U.S. capacity factor of coal power plants 2010-2019

    • Coal-mining employment in the U.S. 2009-2018

    • Coal mining: leading mines in the U.S. by production 2018

    • Leading coal producers in the U.S. 2018

    • U.S. production of coal by leading state 2017

  • 2. Coal energy consumption
    • U.S. coal consumption 2006-2018

    • U.S. coal consumption by major state 2017

    • U.S. - primary energy consumption by fuel 2018-2019

    • Coal energy primary consumption in the United States by sector 1990-2019

    • U.S. energy consumption from selected sources 2000-2019

    • U.S. residential sector energy consumption - fossil fuels 1975-2019

  • 3. Coal electricity generation
    • Electricity generated per unit of fuel used: coal, natural gas, oil

    • U.S. coal electricity generation 2008-2018

    • Electricity generation by fuel in the United States 1990-2019

    • U.S. coal power generation forecast 2019-2050

  • 4. Costs
    • Average costs of fossil fuels for U.S. electricity generation 2018

    • Natural gas vis-a-vis coal prices 1980-2019

    • U.S. cost of coal for electricity generation 2005-2018

    • Thermal coal prices 2013-2018

    • U.S. price estimates - coal energy 2012-2019

    • Sales prices of coal in U.S. states with highest production 2018

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