Technology Assessment Division

Coal and Lignite in Louisiana

Louisiana Electric Utilities Net Generation by Fuel Type 1960-1992
(Million KWH)
Year Total Coal* Oil Gas Nuclear
1960 11,865 - 28 11,837 -
1961 12,628 - 23 12,605 -
1962 13,575 - 34 13,541 -
1963 14,835 - 37 14,808 -
1964 16,061 - 54 16,007 -
1965 17,845 - 26 17,819 -
1966 21,667 - 24 21,643 -
1967 23,152 - 20 23,132 -
1968 26,155 - 32 26,123 -
1969 32,327 - 26 32,301 -
1970 33,703 - 79 33,623 -
1971 37,118 - - - -
1972 39,348 - - - -
1973 41,474 - 4,353 36,351 -
1974 39,504 - 5,034 34,472 -
1975 39,224 - 3,257 35,967 -
1976 45,116 - 7,773 37,343 -
1977 48,451 - 13,255 35,196 -
1978 51,205 - 14,283 36,921 -
1979 46,655 - 8,260 38,394 -
1980 45,744 - 4,789 40,956 -
1981 44,111 1,528 2,535 39,948 -
1982 41,532 4,998 940 35,594 -
1983 37,044 8,377 356 28,311 -
1984 39,330 9,830 140 29,360 -
1985 44,261 13,968 100 27,736 2,457
1986 52,843 15,586 419 26,202 10,637
1987 51,309 15,102 60 23,823 12,324
1988 56,774 18,431 272 24,286 13,785
1989 52,670 18,081 298 21,900 12,391
1990 58,188 17,800 130 26,061 14,197
1991 57,158 18,912 45 24,245 13,956
1992 55,188 19,796 483 24,554 10,356

 

*Includes lignite

 

Sources:
1960-1988- Louisiana Energy Statistics 1909-1989,Dept. of Natural Resources, Technology Assesment Division, 1991.

 

1989-1990- Statistical Yearbook of the Electric Utility Industry, Edison Electric Institute, Table 23.

 

1991-1992- U.S. Dept. of Energy/Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly, March 1992, Tables 6,7,8,11&15 (data for 1992 are preliminary).