Table 5.5.E. Wood / Wood Waste Biomass: Consumption for Useful Thermal Output,
by Sector, 2002 - 2012 (Billion Btus)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2002 682,060 0 9,585 727 671,747
2003 746,375 0 10,893 762 734,720
2004 1,016,124 0 14,968 1,493 999,663
2005 997,331 0 19,193 1,028 977,111
2006 1,049,161 0 18,814 1,045 1,029,303
2007 982,486 0 21,435 1,756 959,296
2008 923,889 0 18,075 1,123 904,690
2009 816,285 0 19,587 1,135 795,563
2010 876,041 0 18,357 1,064 856,620
2011 893,314 0 16,577 1,022 875,716
2012 883,158 0 19,251 949 862,958
2010
January 73,418 0 1,677 91 71,651
February 67,994 0 1,689 81 66,224
March 74,187 0 1,656 86 72,446
April 70,163 0 1,371 85 68,707
May 70,816 0 1,230 87 69,499
June 71,919 0 1,547 88 70,284
July 74,173 0 1,444 95 72,634
August 74,762 0 1,573 93 73,096
September 73,935 0 1,447 86 72,402
October 73,817 0 1,617 85 72,115
November 73,041 0 1,460 91 71,490
December 77,815 0 1,647 96 76,072
2011
January 80,138 0 1,676 91 78,371
February 70,603 0 1,528 79 68,996
March 75,045 0 1,293 74 73,678
April 70,916 0 1,159 107 69,650
May 69,518 0 1,327 83 68,108
June 74,262 0 1,390 96 72,776
July 75,431 0 1,443 106 73,882
August 75,179 0 1,411 84 73,684
September 74,155 0 1,409 70 72,676
October 72,932 0 1,358 52 71,522
November 75,474 0 1,228 82 74,164
December 79,660 0 1,354 99 78,207
2012
January 75,884 0 1,631 78 74,175
February 71,356 0 1,551 77 69,729
March 72,102 0 1,631 68 70,403
April 68,208 0 1,434 81 66,693
May 72,744 0 1,385 67 71,293
June 72,221 0 1,797 89 70,335
July 74,756 0 1,645 92 73,019
August 75,527 0 1,845 88 73,594
September 74,208 0 1,600 77 72,531
October 74,164 0 1,747 76 72,342
November 74,571 0 1,440 81 73,050
December 77,417 0 1,547 77 75,794

Notes: Beginning with the collection of Form EIA-923 in January 2008, the methodology to allocate total fuel consumption for electricity generation and consumption for useful thermal output was changed.
The new methodology was retroactively applied to 2004-2007 data. See the Technical Notes (Appendix C) for further information. See Glossary for definitions.
Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923 and predecessor forms.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-920 Combined Heat and Power Plant Report, and predecessor forms.
Beginning with 2008 data, the Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report, replaced the following: Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; Form EIA-920, Combined Heat and Power Plant Report.