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Data for July 2016  |  Release Date: September 26, 2016  |  Next Release: October 25, 2016 
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Table 2.7.A. Wood / Wood Waste Biomass: Consumption for Electricity Generation,
by Sector, 2006-July 2016 (Billion Btus)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2006 350,074 27,455 135,546 269 186,803
2007 353,025 31,568 132,953 284 188,220
2008 338,786 29,150 130,122 287 179,227
2009 320,444 29,565 130,894 274 159,712
2010 349,530 40,167 137,072 274 172,016
2011 347,623 35,474 130,108 482 181,559
2012 390,342 32,723 138,217 478 218,924
2013 397,929 43,363 143,721 536 210,308
2014 431,285 45,643 174,513 961 210,167
2015 423,964 43,996 175,037 723 204,209
Year 2014
January 37,135 4,268 14,488 150 18,228
February 33,670 3,805 13,442 125 16,298
March 36,751 4,396 14,837 87 17,430
April 31,558 2,624 12,884 43 16,007
May 32,416 2,959 12,100 67 17,290
June 37,105 3,977 15,346 124 17,658
July 39,028 4,052 16,069 81 18,827
August 38,477 4,275 15,672 69 18,461
Sept 35,553 3,720 14,839 54 16,940
October 35,086 3,777 13,871 64 17,375
November 36,209 3,715 15,424 46 17,025
December 38,296 4,075 15,542 51 18,628
Year 2015
January 37,759 4,213 15,381 82 18,083
February 34,463 3,571 14,764 75 16,053
March 34,574 3,449 14,233 63 16,829
April 30,594 2,416 12,332 56 15,790
May 34,107 3,398 14,280 72 16,357
June 35,586 3,806 14,827 41 16,912
July 39,299 4,630 16,262 80 18,327
August 38,913 4,539 16,512 45 17,817
Sept 34,715 3,479 13,872 58 17,305
October 32,887 3,255 12,881 62 16,690
November 34,399 3,405 14,293 36 16,666
December 36,669 3,834 15,400 53 17,381
Year 2016
January 35,775 4,263 14,257 65 17,190
February 34,677 4,008 14,416 75 16,179
March 34,301 3,536 14,096 44 16,625
April 26,183 2,673 9,712 44 13,754
May 28,438 2,756 10,741 24 14,917
June 31,642 3,944 12,505 81 15,111
July 33,842 4,304 13,961 72 15,505
Year to Date
2014 247,664 26,082 99,166 677 121,738
2015 246,381 25,483 102,079 469 118,350
2016 224,858 25,484 89,688 405 109,282
Rolling 12 Months Ending in July
2015 430,002 45,044 177,426 752 206,779
2016 402,441 43,996 162,646 659 195,141

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 for 2014 and prior years are final. Values for 2015 and 2016 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.
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.