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Electric power sector energy consumption
trillion btu
January to August 2014 2013 2012
Coal 11,351 11,083 10,473
Natural Gas 5,545 5,632 6,584
Petroleum 225 178 151
Nuclear Electric Power 5,540 5,489 5,447
Hydroelectric Power 1,741 1,841 1,892
Geothermal 103 105 97
Solar/PV 115 53 25
Wind 1,160 1,068 887
Biomass 336 303 300
Electricity Net Imports 104 122 110
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review – Table 2.6

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CBECS building characteriscs detailed tables: Fall 2014

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Consumption Surveys

Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS)

A nationally representative sample of housing units that specially trained interviewers collect energy characteristics, usage patterns, and household demographics.

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Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS)

A national sample survey that collects information on the stock of U.S. commercial buildings, including their energy-related building characteristics and energy usage data.

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Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS)

A national sample survey that collects information on the U.S. manufacturing establishment, their energy-related building characteristics, and their energy usage and expenditures.

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