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Data for September 2016  |  Release Date: November 29, 2016  |  Next Release: December 23, 2016 
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Table 2.7.A. Wood / Wood Waste Biomass: Consumption for Electricity Generation,
by Sector, 2006-September 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 406,650 43,919 171,387 504 190,840
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 36,170 4,203 15,139 53 16,775
February 33,328 3,574 14,696 51 15,007
March 33,569 3,459 14,639 41 15,430
April 31,142 2,361 13,300 48 15,433
May 32,373 3,394 13,359 54 15,567
June 33,871 3,817 14,521 25 15,508
July 36,954 4,615 15,335 62 16,942
August 37,027 4,529 15,927 30 16,541
Sept 33,522 3,464 14,011 42 16,005
October 30,952 3,269 12,065 42 15,577
November 32,840 3,484 13,457 20 15,880
December 34,900 3,750 14,939 35 16,176
Year 2016
January 34,215 4,250 13,941 62 15,962
February 32,736 3,992 13,891 58 14,794
March 32,600 3,528 13,929 26 15,117
April 27,015 2,672 10,221 42 14,081
May 29,050 2,739 10,907 19 15,386
June 32,098 3,928 12,641 80 15,449
July 34,361 4,286 14,094 69 15,912
August 34,805 4,290 14,538 120 15,857
Sept 31,800 3,558 13,057 67 15,119
Year to Date
2014 321,694 34,077 129,677 800 157,140
2015 307,957 33,416 130,926 407 143,208
2016 288,682 33,242 117,220 543 137,676
Rolling 12 Months Ending in September
2015 417,548 44,982 175,763 568 196,235
2016 387,375 43,745 157,681 640 185,309

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 2015 and prior years are final. Values for 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.