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Release Date: September 27, 2012

Table 1.2 Primary Energy Production by Source, 1949-2011 (Quadrillion Btu)
Table 1.2  Primary Energy Production by Source, 1949-2011
                     (Quadrillion Btu)




Year
Fossil Fuels

Nuclear
Electric
Power 5
Renewable Energy 1



Total


Coal 2
Natural
Gas
(Dry)

Crude
Oil 3


NGPL 4


Total
Hydro-
electric
Power 6


Geothermal 7


Solar/PV 8


Wind 9


Biomass 10


Total
1949 11.974 5.377 10.683 0.714 28.748 0.000 1.425 NA NA NA 1.549 2.974 31.722
1950 14.060 6.233 11.447 .823 32.563 .000 1.415 NA NA NA 1.562 2.978 35.540
1951 14.419 7.416 13.037 .920 35.792 .000 1.424 NA NA NA 1.535 2.958 38.751
1952 12.734 7.964 13.281 .998 34.977 .000 1.466 NA NA NA 1.474 2.940 37.917
1953 12.278 8.339 13.671 1.062 35.349 .000 1.413 NA NA NA 1.419 2.831 38.181
1954 10.542 8.682 13.427 1.113 33.764 .000 1.360 NA NA NA 1.394 2.754 36.518
1955 12.370 9.345 14.410 1.240 37.364 .000 1.360 NA NA NA 1.424 2.784 40.148
1956 13.306 10.002 15.180 1.283 39.771 .000 1.435 NA NA NA 1.416 2.851 42.622
1957 13.061 10.605 15.178 1.289 40.133 (s) 1.516 NA NA NA 1.334 2.849 42.983
1958 10.783 10.942 14.204 1.287 37.216 .002 1.592 NA NA NA 1.323 2.915 40.133
1959 10.778 11.952 14.933 1.383 39.045 .002 1.548 NA NA NA 1.353 2.901 41.949
1960 10.817 12.656 14.935 1.461 39.869 .006 1.608 (s) NA NA 1.320 2.928 42.803
1961 10.447 13.105 15.206 1.549 40.307 .020 1.656 .001 NA NA 1.295 2.952 43.279
1962 10.901 13.717 15.522 1.593 41.732 .026 1.816 .001 NA NA 1.300 3.117 44.876
1963 11.849 14.513 15.966 1.709 44.037 .038 1.771 .002 NA NA 1.323 3.096 47.172
1964 12.524 15.298 16.164 1.803 45.789 .040 1.886 .002 NA NA 1.337 3.225 49.054
1965 13.055 15.775 16.521 1.883 47.235 .043 2.059 .002 NA NA 1.335 3.396 50.674
1966 13.468 17.011 17.561 1.996 50.035 .064 2.062 .002 NA NA 1.369 3.432 53.532
1967 13.825 17.943 18.651 2.177 52.597 .088 2.347 .003 NA NA 1.340 3.690 56.376
1968 13.609 19.068 19.308 2.321 54.306 .142 2.349 .005 NA NA 1.419 3.773 58.220
1969 13.863 20.446 19.556 2.420 56.286 .154 2.648 .006 NA NA 1.440 4.095 60.534
1970 14.607 21.666 20.401 2.512 59.186 .239 2.634 .006 NA NA 1.431 4.070 63.495
1971 13.186 22.280 20.033 2.544 58.042 .413 2.824 .006 NA NA 1.432 4.262 62.717
1972 14.092 22.208 20.041 2.598 58.938 .584 2.864 .015 NA NA 1.503 4.382 63.904
1973 13.992 22.187 19.493 2.569 58.241 .910 2.861 .020 NA NA 1.529 4.411 63.563
1974 14.074 21.210 18.575 2.471 56.331 1.272 3.177 .026 NA NA 1.540 4.742 62.345
1975 14.989 19.640 17.729 2.374 54.733 1.900 3.155 .034 NA NA 1.499 4.687 61.320
1976 15.654 19.480 17.262 2.327 54.723 2.111 2.976 .038 NA NA 1.713 4.727 61.561
1977 15.755 19.565 17.454 2.327 55.101 2.702 2.333 .037 NA NA 1.838 4.209 62.012
1978 14.910 19.485 18.434 2.245 55.074 3.024 2.937 .031 NA NA 2.038 5.005 63.104
1979 17.540 20.076 18.104 2.286 58.006 2.776 2.931 .040 NA NA 2.152 5.123 65.904
1980 18.598 19.908 18.249 2.254 59.008 2.739 2.900 .053 NA NA 2.476 5.428 67.175
1981 18.377 19.699 18.146 2.307 58.529 3.008 2.758 .059 NA NA 2.596 5.414 66.951
1982 18.639 18.319 18.309 2.191 57.458 3.131 3.266 .051 NA NA 2.663 5.980 66.569
1983 17.247 16.593 18.392 2.184 54.416 3.203 3.527 .064 NA (s) 2.904 6.496 64.114
1984 19.719 18.008 18.848 2.274 58.849 3.553 3.386 .081 (s) (s) 2.971 6.438 68.840
1985 19.325 16.980 18.992 2.241 57.539 4.076 2.970 .097 (s) (s) 3.016 6.084 67.698
1986 19.509 16.541 18.376 2.149 56.575 4.380 3.071 .108 (s) (s) 2.932 6.111 67.066
1987 20.141 17.136 17.675 2.215 57.167 4.754 2.635 .112 (s) (s) 2.875 5.622 67.542
1988 20.738 17.599 17.279 2.260 57.875 5.587 2.334 .106 (s) (s) 3.016 5.457 68.919
1989 2 21.360 17.847 16.117 2.158 57.483 5.602 2.837 .162 .055 .022 3.159 6.235 69.320
1990 22.488 18.326 15.571 2.175 58.560 6.104 3.046 .171 .059 .029 2.735 6.041 70.705
1991 21.636 18.229 15.701 2.306 57.872 6.422 3.016 .178 .062 .031 2.782 6.069 70.362
1992 21.694 18.375 15.223 2.363 57.655 6.479 2.617 .179 .064 .030 2.932 5.821 R 69.956
1993 20.336 18.584 14.494 2.408 55.822 6.410 2.892 .186 .066 .031 2.908 6.083 68.315
1994 22.202 19.348 14.103 2.391 58.044 6.694 2.683 .173 .068 .036 3.028 5.988 70.726
1995 22.130 19.082 13.887 2.442 57.540 7.075 3.205 .152 .069 .033 3.099 6.558 71.174
1996 22.790 19.344 13.723 2.530 58.387 7.087 3.590 .163 .070 .033 3.155 7.012 72.486
1997 23.310 19.394 13.658 2.495 58.857 6.597 3.640 .167 .070 .034 3.108 7.018 72.472
1998 24.045 19.613 13.235 2.420 59.314 7.068 3.297 .168 .069 .031 2.929 6.494 72.876
1999 23.295 19.341 12.451 2.528 57.614 7.610 3.268 .171 .068 .046 2.965 6.517 71.742
2000 22.735 19.662 12.358 2.611 57.366 7.862 2.811 .164 R .066 .057 3.006 6.104 71.332
2001 2 23.547 20.166 12.282 2.547 58.541 8.029 2.242 .164 .064 .070 2.624 5.164 71.735
2002 22.732 R 19.382 12.163 2.559 R 56.837 8.145 2.689 .171 .063 .105 2.705 5.734 R 70.716
2003 22.094 19.633 12.026 2.346 56.099 7.959 2.825 .175 .062 .115 2.805 5.982 70.040
2004 22.852 19.074 11.503 2.466 55.895 8.222 2.690 .178 .063 .142 2.998 6.070 70.188
2005 23.185 18.556 10.963 2.334 55.038 8.161 2.703 .181 .063 .178 3.104 6.229 R 69.428
2006 23.790 19.022 10.801 2.356 55.968 8.215 2.869 .181 .068 .264 R 3.216 R 6.599 R 70.782
2007 23.493 R 19.786 10.721 2.409 R 56.409 8.455 2.446 .186 .076 .341 R 3.461 R 6.509 R 71.373
2008 23.851 20.703 10.509 2.419 57.482 8.427 2.511 .192 .089 .546 R 3.864 R 7.202 R 73.111
2009 R 21.624 R 21.139 11.348 2.574 R 56.685 8.356 2.669 .200 .098 .721 R 3.928 R 7.616 R 72.657
2010 R 22.038 R 21.823 R 11.593 R 2.781 R 58.235 R 8.434 R 2.539 R .208 R .126 R .923 R 4.341 R 8.136 R 74.806
2011P 22.181 23.506 11.986 2.928 60.601 8.259 3.171 .226 .158 1.168 4.511 9.236 78.096
1Most data are estimates.  See Tables 10.1-10.2c for notes on series components and estimation; and
see Note, "Renewable Energy Production and Consumption," at end of Section 10.
8Solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fuels
heat rate-see Table A6), and solar thermal direct use energy.
2Beginning in 1989, includes waste coal supplied.  Beginning in 2001, also includes a small amount of
refuse recovery.  See Table 7.1.
9Wind electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fuels heat rate-see Table A6).
3Includes lease condensate. 10Wood and wood-derived fuels, biomass waste, and total biomass inputs to the production of fuel
ethanol and biodiesel.
4Natural gas plant liquids. R=Revised.  P=Preliminary.  NA=Not available.  (s)=Less than 0.0005 quadrillion Btu.
5Nuclear electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the nuclear heat rate-see Table A6). Web Page:    See http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/ for updated monthly and
annual data.
6Conventional hydroelectricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fuels heat rate-see
Table A6).
Sources:  Tables 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 8.2a, 10.1, A2, A4, A5, and A6.
7Geothermal electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fuels heat rate-see Table A6),
and geothermal heat pump and direct use energy.
 
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