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Almost all U.S. coal production is consumed for electric power

Coal is one of the main sources of energy in the United States, accounting for 16% of its primary energy production in 2018 according to EIA's Monthly Energy Review. Nearly all of the coal consumed in the United States is produced domestically, and most is consumed by the electric power sector to generate electricity, while some is exported. EIA's U.S. coal flow diagram helps to visualize the overall view of U.S. coal energy from supply (production, imports, and stock withdrawals) to disposition (consumption, exports, and losses).