Electric Power Monthly

Data for April 2015  |  Release Date: June 25, 2015  |  Next Release: July 27, 2015 
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Table 1.4. Net Generation by Energy Source: Commerical Sector, 2005-April 2015
(Thousand Megawatthours)

Period Coal Petroleum
Liquids
Petroleum
Coke
Natural
Gas
Other
Gas
Nuclear Hydroelectric
Conventional
Renewable
Sources
Excluding
Hydroelectric
Hydroelectric
Pumped
Storage
Other Total
Annual Totals
2005 1,353 368 7 4,249 0 0 86 1,673 0 756 8,492
2006 1,310 228 7 4,355 0.04 0 93 1,619 0 758 8,371
2007 1,371 180 9 4,257 0 0 77 1,614 0 764 8,273
2008 1,261 136 6 4,188 0 0 60 1,555 0 720 7,926
2009 1,096 157 5 4,225 0 0 71 1,769 0 842 8,165
2010 1,111 117 7 4,725 3 0 80 1,714 0 834 8,592
2011 1,049 86 3 5,487 3 0 26 2,476 0 950 10,080
2012 883 191 6 6,603 0 0 28 2,545 0 1,046 11,301
2013 839 118 5 7,154 0 0 44 2,956 0 1,118 12,234
2014 750 248 9 7,227 0 0 42 3,218 0 1,212 12,706
2013
January 89 19 1 562 0 0 4 222 0 85 981
February 81 14 1 512 0 0 4 202 0 74 888
March 78 7 1 574 0 0 4 241 0 90 995
April 63 7 0.03 541 0 0 4 235 0 95 946
May 69 8 0 546 0 0 5 256 0 97 981
June 75 7 0 593 0 0 5 253 0 93 1,026
July 76 13 0.05 779 0 0 5 263 0 100 1,236
August 71 7 1 697 0 0 4 267 0 101 1,147
Sept 60 6 1 652 0 0 3 252 0 99 1,073
October 49 7 1 550 0 0 2 258 0 96 961
November 60 8 0.46 525 0 0 2 248 0 92 936
December 68 16 1 623 0 0 3 259 0 95 1,064
2014
January 97 NM 1 638 0 0 NM 263 0 94 1,202
February 95 NM 1 579 0 0 NM 222 0 79 1,009
March 82 NM 1 582 0 0 NM 267 0 96 1,066
April 60 9 1 538 0 0 NM 277 0 103 992
May 52 9 0.32 548 0 0 NM 273 0 102 988
June 62 8 0 584 0 0 NM 285 0 103 1,045
July 64 9 0.05 653 0 0 NM 297 0 112 1,139
August 50 NM 1 679 0 0 NM 293 0 115 1,150
Sept 45 8 1 634 0 0 NM 274 0 109 1,073
October 32 8 1 616 0 0 NM 264 0 102 1,027
November 51 9 1 574 0 0 NM 251 0 97 986
December 59 11 1 601 0 0 NM 253 0 101 1,030
2015
January 57 NM 1 605 0 0 NM 260 0 94 1,050
February 74 NM 1 532 0 0 NM 242 0 84 1,025
March 66 12 1 605 0 0 NM 281 0 95 1,064
April 48 8 1 523 0 0 NM 280 0 100 963
Year to Date
2013 310 47 2 2,189 0 0 17 900 0 345 3,810
2014 335 177 3 2,337 0 0 NM 1,029 0 372 4,268
2015 244 NM 4 2,266 0 0 NM 1,063 0 373 4,101
Rolling 12 Months Ending in April
2014 863 NM 6 7,302 0 0 NM 3,085 0 1,145 12,692
2015 659 NM 10 7,155 0 0 NM 3,251 0 1,213 12,539

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 2013 and prior years are final. Values for 2014 and 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.