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Table 8.7a Consumption of Combustible Fuels for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output: Total (All Sectors), 1989-2011 (Sum of Tables 8.7b and 8.7c)
Table 8.7a  Consumption of Combustible Fuels for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output:  
                    Total (All Sectors), 1989-2011  (Sum of Tables 8.7b and 8.7c)





Year


Coal 1
Petroleum

Natural Gas 6


Other Gases 7
Biomass

Other 10
Distillate Fuel Oil 2 Residual Fuel Oil 3 Other Liquids 4 Petroleum Coke 5 Total 5 Wood 8 Waste 9
Thousand
Short Tons

Thousand Barrels
Thousand
Short Tons
Thousand
Barrels
Million
Cubic Feet
Trillion
Btu

Trillion Btu
Trillion
Btu
1989 798,181 29,143 265,970 656 915 300,342 4,048,736 206 1,028 189 88
1990 811,538 20,194 209,081 1,332 2,832 244,765 4,346,311 288 1,256 257 86
1991 812,124 19,590 193,073 1,215 2,566 226,708 4,428,742 311 1,204 292 114
1992 824,512 16,852 160,941 1,695 3,366 196,318 4,617,578 341 1,303 333 92
1993 861,904 19,293 176,992 1,571 4,200 218,855 4,662,236 314 1,321 344 85
1994 869,405 25,177 164,047 1,539 4,157 211,547 5,151,163 316 1,401 357 92
1995 881,012 21,697 112,168 1,322 4,590 158,140 5,572,253 313 1,382 374 97
1996 928,015 22,444 124,607 2,468 4,596 172,499 5,178,232 346 1,389 392 91
1997 952,955 22,893 134,623 526 6,095 188,517 5,433,338 307 1,397 407 103
1998 966,615 30,006 189,267 1,230 6,196 251,486 6,030,490 334 1,349 404 95
1999 970,175 30,616 172,319 1,812 5,989 234,694 6,304,942 350 1,352 400 101
2000 1,015,398 34,572 156,673 2,904 4,669 217,494 6,676,744 356 1,380 401 109
2001 991,635 33,724 177,137 1,418 4,532 234,940 6,730,591 263 1,182 263 229
2002 1,005,144 24,748 118,637 3,257 7,353 183,408 6,986,081 278 1,287 289 252
2003 1,031,778 31,825 152,859 4,576 7,067 224,593 6,337,402 294 1,266 293 262
2004 1,044,798 23,520 157,478 4,764 8,721 229,364 6,726,679 353 1,360 282 254
2005 1,065,281 24,446 156,915 4,270 9,113 231,193 7,020,709 348 1,353 289 237
2006 1,053,783 14,655 69,846 3,396 8,622 131,005 7,404,432 341 1,399 300 237
2007 1,069,606 17,042 74,616 4,237 7,299 132,389 7,961,922 329 1,336 304 239
2008 1,064,503 14,137 43,477 3,765 6,314 92,948 7,689,380 300 1,263 328 212
2009 955,190 14,800 33,672 3,218 5,828 80,830 7,937,856 259 1,137 333 228
2010 R 1,001,411 R 15,247 R 26,944 R 2,777 R 6,053 R 75,231 R 8,501,960 R 262 R 1,226 R 346 R 237
2011P 954,925 11,374 16,678 2,203 5,666 58,586 8,707,029 281 1,214 349 189
1Anthracite, bituminous coal, subbituminous coal, lignite, waste coal, and coal synfuel. 8Wood and wood-derived fuels.
2Fuel oil nos. 1, 2, and 4.  Through 2000, electric utility data also include small amounts of kerosene
and jet fuel.
9Municipal solid waste from biogenic sources, landfill gas, sludge waste, agricultural byproducts, and
other biomass.  Through 2000, also includes non-renewable waste (municipal solid waste from
non-biogenic sources, and tire-derived fuels).
3Fuel oil nos. 5 and 6.  Through 2000, electric utility data also include a small amount of fuel oil no. 4. 10Batteries, chemicals, hydrogen, pitch, purchased steam, sulfur, miscellaneous technologies, and,
beginning in 2001, non-renewable waste (municipal solid waste from non-biogenic sources, and tire-derived
fuels).
4Jet fuel, kerosene, other petroleum liquids, and waste oil. R=Revised.  P=Preliminary.  
5Petroleum coke is converted from short tons to barrels by multiplying by 5. Notes:  -  See Note 1, "Coverage of Electricity Statistics," at end of section.  -  See "Useful Thermal
Output" in Glossary.  -  Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.
6Natural gas, plus a small amount of supplemental gaseous fuels. Web Pages:  -  See http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/#electricity for updated monthly and
annual data.  -  See http://www.eia.gov/electricity/ for related information.
7Blast furnace gas, propane gas, and other manufactured and waste gases derived from fossil fuels. Sources:  Tables 8.7b and 8.7c.
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