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Table 11.5a Emissions From Energy Consumption for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output: Total (All Sectors), 1989-2010 (Sum of Tables 11.5b and 11.5c; Thousand Metric Tons of Gas)
Table 11.5a  Emissions From Energy Consumption for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output:
                      Total (All Sectors), 1989-2010  (Sum of Tables 11.5b and 11.5c; Thousand Metric Tons of Gas)




Year
Carbon Dioxide 1 Sulfur Dioxide Nitrogen Oxides


Coal 2

Natural
Gas 3


Petroleum 4

Geo-
thermal 5
Non-
Biomass
Waste 6


Total


Coal 2

Natural
Gas 3


Petroleum 4


Other 7


Total


Coal 2

Natural
Gas 3


Petroleum 4


Other 7


Total
1989 1,573,566 218,384 145,399 363 5,590 1,943,302 14,469 1 984 39 15,493 7,281 495 269 93 8,136
1990 1,592,395 233,852 119,580 384 7,488 1,953,699 14,281 1 937 243 15,462 7,119 513 208 122 7,961
1991 1,592,186 238,084 111,351 398 8,447 1,950,466 14,240 1 856 246 15,342 7,109 498 193 113 7,913
1992 1,617,034 248,149 96,638 400 10,053 1,972,275 14,060 1 704 264 15,030 6,975 477 158 119 7,728
1993 1,687,623 250,411 108,164 415 10,439 2,057,053 13,843 1 851 271 14,966 7,225 475 173 124 7,997
1994 1,697,416 276,308 102,844 384 11,186 2,088,138 13,398 1 794 279 14,472 7,005 513 159 124 7,801
1995 1,720,062 298,601 77,032 329 11,982 2,108,006 11,188 2 826 298 12,314 5,136 653 332 234 6,355
1996 1,812,022 277,856 84,024 360 12,718 2,186,980 11,811 1 876 304 12,991 5,307 577 352 238 6,474
1997 1,858,944 293,139 93,497 374 13,368 2,259,322 12,211 1 965 303 13,480 5,322 619 326 233 6,500
1998 1,887,335 327,456 123,542 375 12,891 2,351,600 12,012 1 1,162 289 13,464 5,123 700 395 241 6,459
1999 1,894,211 343,090 115,677 381 12,943 2,366,302 11,453 1 1,101 288 12,843 4,687 632 391 245 5,955
2000 1,986,100 363,526 108,407 362 12,440 2,470,834 R 10,669 1 933 300 R 11,904 4,370 614 404 250 5,638
2001 1,920,901 367,146 117,196 353 13,010 2,418,607 9,905 2 1,002 265 11,174 4,096 631 294 268 5,290
2002 1,938,613 378,950 91,110 372 14,918 2,423,963 9,786 2 773 321 10,881 4,057 625 225 287 5,194
2003 1,973,597 345,119 112,065 371 13,943 2,445,094 9,688 2 717 239 10,646 3,607 453 240 232 4,532
2004 1,989,580 367,112 115,726 381 14,183 2,486,982 9,437 2 633 237 10,309 3,286 416 225 217 4,143
2005 2,028,614 383,461 117,086 377 14,299 2,543,838 9,499 2 587 251 10,340 3,135 383 221 222 3,961
2006 2,001,085 404,278 67,988 374 15,193 2,488,918 8,867 2 427 227 9,524 2,996 399 164 240 3,799
2007 2,029,804 434,536 67,769 376 14,548 2,547,032 8,389 3 422 227 9,042 2,870 382 157 242 3,650
2008 2,001,806 419,599 47,855 381 14,370 2,484,012 7,351 3 250 225 7,830 2,680 351 75 225 3,330
2009 1,781,278 432,206 41,474 386 14,163 2,269,508 5,535 2 210 223 5,970 1,769 336 66 225 2,395
2010 1,873,813 461,723 38,793 391 13,875 2,388,596 4,961 3 217 219 5,400 1,843 349 63 236 2,491
1Metric tons of carbon dioxide can be converted to metric tons of carbon equivalent by multiplying by
12/44.
7Blast furnace gas, propane gas, and other manufactured and waste gases derived from fossil fuels;
wood and wood-derived fuels; municipal solid waste, landfill gas, sludge waste, tires, agricultural
byproducts, and other biomass; and chemicals, hydrogen, pitch, sulfur, and tar coal.
2Anthracite, bituminous coal, subbituminous coal, lignite, waste coal, and synthetic coal. R=Revised.  
3Natural gas, plus a small amount of supplemental gaseous fuels. Notes:  -  Data are for emissions from energy consumption for electricity generation and useful thermal
output.  -  See "Useful Thermal Output" in Glossary.  -  Totals may not equal sum of components due to
independent rounding.
4Distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, petroleum coke, jet fuel, kerosene, other petroleum, and waste oil. Web Page:  For related information, see http://www.eia.gov/electricity/.
5Carbon dioxide in geothermal steam. Sources:  Tables 11.5b and 11.5c.
6Municipal solid waste from non-biogenic sources, and tire-derived fuel.  
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