Electric Power Monthly

Data for November 2015  |  Release Date: January 26, 2016  |  Next Release: February 26, 2016 
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Table 1.1. Net Generation by Energy Source: Total (All Sectors), 2005-November 2015
(Thousand Megawatthours)

Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Distributed Generation Net Generation From Utility Scale Facilities and Distributed Generation
Period Coal Petroleum
Liquids
Petroleum
Coke
Natural
Gas
Other
Gas
Nuclear Hydroelectric
Conventional
Solar Renewable
Sources
Excluding
Hydroelectric and Solar
Hydroelectric
Pumped
Storage
Other Total Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Estimated Distributed Solar Photovoltaic Generation Estimated Total Solar Photovoltaic Generation Estimated Total Solar Generation
Annual Totals
2005 2,012,873 99,840 22,385 760,960 13,464 781,986 270,321 550 86,779 -6,558 12,821 4,055,423 N/A N/A N/A
2006 1,990,511 44,460 19,706 816,441 14,177 787,219 289,246 508 96,018 -6,558 12,974 4,064,702 N/A N/A N/A
2007 2,016,456 49,505 16,234 896,590 13,453 806,425 247,510 612 104,626 -6,896 12,231 4,156,745 N/A N/A N/A
2008 1,985,801 31,917 14,325 882,981 11,707 806,208 254,831 864 125,237 -6,288 11,804 4,119,388 N/A N/A N/A
2009 1,755,904 25,972 12,964 920,979 10,632 798,855 273,445 891 143,388 -4,627 11,928 3,950,331 N/A N/A N/A
2010 1,847,290 23,337 13,724 987,697 11,313 806,968 260,203 1,212 165,961 -5,501 12,855 4,125,060 N/A N/A N/A
2011 1,733,430 16,086 14,096 1,013,689 11,566 790,204 319,355 1,818 192,163 -6,421 14,154 4,100,141 N/A N/A N/A
2012 1,514,043 13,403 9,787 1,225,894 11,898 769,331 276,240 4,327 214,006 -4,950 13,787 4,047,765 N/A N/A N/A
2013 1,581,115 13,820 13,344 1,124,836 12,853 789,016 268,565 9,036 244,472 -4,681 13,588 4,065,964 N/A N/A N/A
2014 1,581,710 18,276 11,955 1,126,609 12,022 797,166 259,367 17,691 261,522 -6,174 13,461 4,093,606 9,536 24,785 27,227
Year 2013
January 138,105 1,733 1,042 88,559 1,144 71,406 24,829 310 21,208 -465 1,098 348,967 N/A N/A N/A
February 123,547 1,130 867 80,283 968 61,483 20,418 433 19,898 -320 1,020 309,728 N/A N/A N/A
March 130,634 990 1,007 84,725 1,070 62,947 20,534 619 22,191 -462 1,143 325,399 N/A N/A N/A
April 111,835 995 891 78,036 1,020 56,767 25,097 667 23,294 -292 1,024 299,333 N/A N/A N/A
May 119,513 1,067 1,345 83,816 1,088 62,848 28,450 753 22,502 -334 1,110 322,156 N/A N/A N/A
June 138,283 1,035 1,307 99,615 1,048 66,430 27,384 871 20,084 -358 1,125 356,823 N/A N/A N/A
July 152,867 1,458 1,354 120,771 1,148 70,539 27,255 829 17,764 -340 1,201 394,846 N/A N/A N/A
August 149,426 1,076 1,372 121,156 1,143 71,344 21,633 944 16,438 -465 1,217 385,286 N/A N/A N/A
Sept 133,110 964 1,222 102,063 1,087 65,799 16,961 949 18,043 -439 1,182 340,941 N/A N/A N/A
October 120,996 945 1,074 88,587 1,072 63,184 17,199 988 20,070 -373 1,185 314,925 N/A N/A N/A
November 120,940 989 850 84,287 1,060 64,975 17,677 824 22,206 -413 1,143 314,540 N/A N/A N/A
December 141,860 1,438 1,013 92,936 1,006 71,294 21,128 850 20,776 -421 1,141 353,021 N/A N/A N/A
Year 2014
January 157,097 5,913 1,158 91,061 933 73,163 21,634 751 24,742 -290 1,092 377,255 530 1,227 1,281
February 143,294 1,847 916 75,942 817 62,639 17,396 835 20,166 -445 941 324,348 564 1,316 1,398
March 136,443 2,002 1,186 78,151 866 62,397 24,257 1,317 24,534 -421 1,093 331,823 769 1,904 2,086
April 109,281 911 842 76,782 854 56,385 25,440 1,487 24,989 -378 1,039 297,631 839 2,100 2,326
May 118,786 960 1,084 89,120 944 62,947 26,544 1,750 22,073 -601 1,118 324,724 927 2,384 2,676
June 137,577 889 1,131 98,468 969 68,138 25,744 1,923 22,541 -653 1,117 357,844 934 2,512 2,858
July 149,627 992 1,050 115,081 1,069 71,940 24,357 1,788 19,256 -545 1,163 385,780 975 2,501 2,763
August 148,452 1,014 1,036 122,348 1,135 71,129 19,807 1,879 17,141 -840 1,239 384,341 967 2,585 2,846
Sept 126,110 929 1,019 106,582 1,126 67,535 16,074 1,832 18,061 -542 1,159 339,887 888 2,463 2,721
October 111,296 908 609 97,683 1,082 62,391 17,159 1,717 21,002 -448 1,122 314,522 819 2,303 2,536
November 119,127 963 775 84,354 1,073 65,140 18,625 1,380 25,428 -531 1,161 317,495 673 1,904 2,052
December 124,620 947 1,149 91,038 1,153 73,363 22,329 1,032 21,590 -480 1,218 337,957 651 1,587 1,682
Year 2015
January 132,509 1,929 1,041 101,817 1,268 74,270 24,598 1,217 22,446 -528 1,066 361,633 643 1,796 1,860
February 127,150 5,205 1,120 91,375 1,063 63,462 22,746 1,632 21,331 -441 919 335,562 705 2,174 2,337
March 108,544 1,079 728 99,139 1,044 64,547 24,869 2,239 21,981 -399 989 324,760 979 2,931 3,218
April 88,646 913 805 92,980 922 59,757 22,559 2,564 24,156 -208 1,064 294,158 1,094 3,284 3,658
May 104,774 1,020 922 101,922 998 65,833 20,187 2,598 23,796 -363 1,128 322,814 1,202 3,452 3,800
June 126,139 1,034 812 121,397 1,096 68,546 20,068 2,713 20,171 -381 1,139 362,735 1,218 3,548 3,932
July 139,601 1,205 1,142 140,900 1,288 71,412 21,066 2,750 20,948 -507 1,217 401,022 1,277 3,644 4,027
August 135,287 1,109 1,071 138,653 1,216 72,415 19,440 2,829 20,207 -623 1,235 392,840 1,260 3,694 4,090
Sept 118,489 1,023 1,037 123,248 1,217 66,466 16,206 2,350 20,356 -526 1,119 350,986 1,137 3,178 3,487
October 97,409 936 847 109,921 842 60,571 16,700 2,021 22,870 -443 1,124 312,797 1,018 2,830 3,039
November 87,789 1,016 701 101,866 848 60,264 19,381 1,889 26,362 -285 1,102 300,933 836 2,521 2,726
Year to Date
2013 1,439,255 12,382 12,331 1,031,899 11,847 717,723 247,437 8,186 223,697 -4,260 12,447 3,712,943 N/A N/A N/A
2014 1,457,090 17,330 10,807 1,035,571 10,869 723,803 237,038 16,659 239,932 -5,694 12,244 3,755,649 8,885 23,198 25,544
2015 1,266,336 16,470 10,227 1,223,218 11,800 727,544 227,819 24,802 244,625 -4,702 12,102 3,760,242 11,369 33,054 36,171
Rolling 12 Months Ending in November
2014 1,598,950 18,768 11,820 1,128,507 11,875 795,097 258,166 17,509 260,708 -6,114 13,384 4,108,671 N/A N/A N/A
2015 1,390,956 17,417 11,375 1,314,256 12,953 800,906 250,148 25,834 266,215 -5,182 13,320 4,098,198 12,020 34,642 37,854

Coal includes anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, and waste coal; synthetic coal and refined coal; and beginning in 2011, coal-derived synthesis gas. Prior to 2011 coal-derived synthesis gas was included in Other Gases.
Petroleum Liquids includes distillate and residual fuel oils, jet fuel, kerosene, waste oil, and beginning in 2011, propane. Prior to 2011 propane was included in Other Gases.
Petroleum Coke includes petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas. Prior to 2011, petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas was included in Other Gases.
Other Gas includes blast furnace gas and other manufactured and waste gases derived from fossil fuels. Prior to 2011, Other Gas included propane and synthesis gases.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.
Other Renewable Sources include wood, black liquor, other wood waste, biogenic municipal solid waste, landfill gas, sludge waste, agriculture byproducts, other biomass, geothermal, solar thermal, photovoltaic energy, and wind.
Other includes non-biogenic municipal solid waste, batteries, hydrogen, purchased steam, sulfur, tire-derived fuel, and other miscellaneous energy sources.
Notes: Beginning with 2001 data, non-biogenic municipal solid waste and tire-derived fuels are reclassified as non-renewable energy sources and included in Other. Biogenic municipal solid waste is included in Other Renewable Sources.
See Glossary for definitions. Values for 2014 and prior years are final. Values for 2015 are preliminary. 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. NM=Not meaningful due to large standard error. W=Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report; 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;
Form EIA-423, Monthly Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants Report; and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FERC Form 423, Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants.
Estimated distributed solar photovoltaic generation and distributed solar photovoltaic capacity are based on data from Form EIA-826, Form EIA-861 and from estimation methods described in the technical notes.