Coal in the U.S. [2015]

Last Modified: Fri Mar 24 2017 03:20:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 897 million tonnes
    Production, a decline of 10.3% over 2014.
  • 65,971
    Average number of employees, a decline of 12% over 2014.
  • 724 million tonnes
    Consumption across all sectors, a decline of 13.1%.
  • 216 million tonnes
    Coal stocks at the end of the year across the U.S., 20.6% higher than at the same time in 2014.
  • 177 million tonnes
    Electric power coal stocks at the end of year across all power stations in the U.S., 29% higher than at the same time in 2014. This is the highest year-ending stocks on record.