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Commerical sector energy consumption
trillion btu
January to July 2014 2013 2012
Coal 27 25 26
Natural Gas 2,251 2,032 1,747
Petroleum 327 359 341
Hydroelectric Power 0 0 0
Geothermal 11 11 11
Solar/PV 3 1 1
Wind 1 0 0
Biomass 69 69 63
Electricity Retail Sales 2,677 2,632 2,614
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review – Table 2.4

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CBECS 2012 Consumption and Expenditures preliminary estimates:
September 2015

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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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