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   National Summary Data
Table 1.1. Total electric power industry summary statistics  
Table 1.2. Summary statistics for the United States  
Table 1.3. Supply and disposition of electricity  
   Electricity Sales    
Table 2.1. Number of ultimate customers served by sector, by provider  
Table 2.2. Sales and direct use of electricity to ultimate customers by sector, by provider  
Table 2.3. Revenue from sales of electricity to ultimate customers by sector, by provider  
Table 2.4. Average price of electricity to ultimate customers by end-use sector  
Table 2.5. Sales of electricity to ultimate customers: Total by end-use sector  
Table 2.6. Revenue from sales of electricity to ultimate customers: Total by end-use sector  
Table 2.7. Average price of electricity to ultimate customers: Total by end-use sector  
Table 2.8. Sales of electricity to ultimate customers by end-use sector, by state  
Table 2.9. Revenue from sales of electricity to ultimate customers by end-use sector, by state  
Table 2.10. Average price of electricity to ultimate customers by end-use sector, by state  
Table 2.11. Electric power industry - electricity purchases  
Table 2.12. Electric power industry - electricity sales for resale  
Table 2.13. Electric power industry - U.S. electricity imports from and electricity exports to Canada and Mexico  
Table 2.14. Green pricing customers by end use sector  
    Net Generation
Table 3.1.A. Net generation by energy source: Total (all sectors)  
Table 3.1.B. Net generation from renewable sources: Total (all sectors)  
Table 3.2. A Net generation by energy source: Electric utilities  
Table 3.2.B. Net generation from renewable sources: Electric utilities  
Table 3.3.A. Net generation by energy source: Independent power producers  
Table 3.3.B. Net generation from renewable sources: Independent power producers  
Table 3.4.A. Net generation by energy source: Commercial sector  
Table 3.4.B. Net Generation from renewable sources: Commercial sector  
Table 3.5.A. Net generation by energy source: Industrial sector  
Table 3.5.B. Net generation from renewable sources: Industrial sector  
Table 3.6. Net generation by energy source: residential sector  
Table 3.7. Net generation by state by sector  
Table 3.8. Net generation from coal by state by sector  
Table 3.9. Net generation from petroleum liquids by state by sector  
Table 3.10. Net generation from petroleum coke by state by sector  
Table 3.11. Net generation from natural gas by state by sector  
Table 3.12. Net generation from other gases by state by sector  
Table 3.13. Net generation from nuclear energy by state by sector  
Table 3.14. Net generation from hydroelectric (conventional) power by state by sector  
Table 3.15. Net generation from renewable sources excluding hydroelectric by state by sector  
Table 3.16. Net generation from hydroelectric (pumped storage) power by state by sector  
Table 3.17. Net generation from other energy sources by state by sector  
Table 3.18. Net generation from wind by state by sector  
Table 3.19. Net generation from biomass by state by sector  
Table 3.20. Net generation from geothermal by state by sector  
Table 3.21. Net generation from solar photovoltaic by state by sector  
Table 3.22. Net generation from solar thermal by state by sector  
Table 3.23. Useful thermal output by energy source: Total combined heat and power (all sectors)  
Table 3.24. Useful thermal output by energy source: Electric power sector combined heat and power  
Table 3.25. Useful thermal output by energy source: Commercial sector combined heat and power  
Table 3.26. Useful thermal output by energy source: Industrial sector combined heat and power  
   Generation Capacity
Table 4.1. Count of electric power industry power plants, by sector, by predominant energy sources within plant  
Table 4.2.A. Existing net summer capacity by energy source and producer type  
Table 4.2.B. Existing net summer capacity of other renewable sources by producer type  
Table 4.3. Existing capacity by energy source  
Table 4.4. Existing capacity by producer type  
Table 4.5. Planned generating capacity changes, by energy source  
Table 4.6. Capacity additions, retirements and changes by energy source  
Table 4.7.A. Net summer capacity of utility scale units by technology and by state  
Table 4.7.B. Net summer capacity of utility scale units using primarily renewable energy sources and by state  
Table 4.7.C. Net summer capacity of utility scale units using primarily fossil fuels and by state  
Table 4.8.A. Capacity factors for utility scale generators primarily using fossil fuels,  
Table 4.8.B. Capacity factors for utility scale generators not primarily using fossil fuel,  
Table 4.9. Total capacity of distributed and dispersed generators by technology type  
Table 4.10. Net metering customers and capacity by technology type, by end use sector  
Table 4.11. Fuel-switching capacity of operable generators reporting natural gas as the primary fuel, by producer type  
Table 4.12. Fuel-switching capacity of operable generators reporting petroleum liquids as the primary fuel, by producer type  
Table 4.13. Fuel-switching capacity of operable generators reporting natural gas as the primary fuel, by type of prime mover  
Table 4.14. Fuel-switching capacity of operable generators reporting natural gas as the primary fuel, by year of initial commercial operation  
    Consumption of Fossil Fuels
Table 5.1.A. Coal: Consumption (thousand tons) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.1.B. Coal: Consumption (thousand tons) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.1.C. Coal: Consumption (thousand tons) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.1.D. Coal: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.1.E. Coal: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.1.F. Coal: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.2.A. Petroleum liquids: Consumption (thousand barrels) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.2.B. Petroleum liquids: Consumption (thousand barrels) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.2.C. Petroleum liquids: Consumption (thousand barrels) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.2.D. Petroleum liquids: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.2.E. Petroleum liquids: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.2.F. Petroleum liquids: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.3.A. Petroleum coke: Consumption (thousand tons) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.3.B. Petroleum coke: Consumption (thousand tons) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.3.C. Petroleum coke: Consumption (thousand tons) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.3.D. Petroleum coke: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.3.E. Petroleum coke: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.3.F. Petroleum coke: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.4.A. Natural gas: Consumption (million cubic feet) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.4.B. Natural gas: Consumption (million cubic feet) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.4.C. Natural gas: Consumption (million cubic feet) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.4.D. Natural gas: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.4.E. Natural gas: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.4.F. Natural gas: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.5.D. Wood / wood waste biomass: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.5.E. Wood / wood waste biomass: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.5.F. Wood / wood waste biomass: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.6.A. Landfill gas: Consumption (million cubic feet) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.6.B. Landfill gas: Consumption (million cubic feet) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.6.C. Landfill gas: consumption (million cubic feet) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.6.D. Landfill gas: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.6.E. Landfill gas: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.6.F. Landfill gas: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.7.A. Biogenic municipal solid waste: Consumption (thousand tons) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.7.B. Biogenic municipal solid waste: Consumption (thousand tons) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.7.C. Biogenic municipal solid waste: Consumption (thousand tons) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.7.D. Biogenic municipal solid waste: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.7.E. Biogenic municipal solid waste: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.7.F. Biogenic municipal solid waste: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.8.D. Other waste biomass: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation by sector  
Table 5.8.E. Other waste biomass: Consumption (billion Btus) for useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.8.F. Other waste biomass: Consumption (billion Btus) for electricity generation and useful thermal output by sector  
Table 5.9. Consumption of coal for electricity generation by state by sector  
Table 5.10. Consumption of petroleum liquids for electricity generation by state by sector  
Table 5.11. Consumption of petroleum coke for electricity generation by state by sector  
Table 5.12. Consumption of natural gas for electricity generation by state by sector  
Table 5.13. Consumption of landfill gas for electricity generation by state by sector  
Table 5.14. Consumption of biogenic municipal solid waste for electricity generation by state by sector  
    Fossil Fuel Stocks for Electricity Generation
Table 6.1. Stocks of coal, petroleum liquids, and petroleum coke: Electric power sector  
Table 6.2. Stocks of coal, petroleum liquids, and petroleum coke: Electric power sector, by state  
Table 6.3. Stocks of coal, petroleum liquids, and petroleum coke: Electric power sector, by census division  
Table 6.4. Stocks of coal by coal rank: Electric power sector  
Receipts, Cost, and Quality of Fossil Fuels
Table 7.1. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels for the electric power industry  
Table 7.2. Receipts and quality of coal delivered for the electric power industry  
Table 7.3. Average quality of fossil fuel receipts for the electric power industry  
Table 7.4. Weighted average cost of fossil fuels for the electric power industry  
Table 7.5. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels: Electric utilities  
Table 7.6. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels: Electric utilities (continued)  
Table 7.7. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels: Independent power producers  
Table 7.8. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels: Independent power producers (continued)  
Table 7.9. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels: Commercial sector  
Table 7.10. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels: Commercial sector (continued)  
Table 7.11. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels: Industrial sector  
Table 7.12. Receipts, average cost, and quality of fossil fuels: Industrial sector (continued)  
Table 7.13. Receipts of coal delivered for electricity generation by state  
Table 7.14. Receipts of petroleum liquids delivered for electricity generation by state  
Table 7.15. Receipts of petroleum coke delivered for electricity generation by state  
Table 7.16. Receipts of natural gas delivered for electricity generation by state  
Table 7.17. Average cost of coal delivered for electricity generation by state  
Table 7.18. Average cost of petroleum liquids delivered for electricity generation by state  
Table 7.19. Average cost of petroleum coke delivered for electricity generation by state  
Table 7.20. Average cost of natural gas delivered for electricity generation by state  
Table 7.21. Receipts and quality of coal by rank delivered for electricity generation: Total (all sectors) by state  
Table 7.22. Receipts and quality of coal by rank delivered for electricity generation: Electric utilities by state  
Table 7.23. Receipts and quality of coal by rank delivered for electricity generation: Independent power producers by state  
Table 7.24. Receipts and quality of coal by rank delivered for electricity generation: Commercial sector by state  
Table 7.25. Receipts and quality of coal by rank delivered for electricity generation: Industrial sector by state  
    Electric Power System Characteristics and Performance
Table 8.1. Average operating heat rate for selected energy sources  
Table 8.2. Average tested heat rates by prime mover and energy source  
Table 8.3. Revenue and expense statistics for major U.S. investor-owned electric utilities  
Table 8.4. Average power plant operating expenses for major U.S. investor-owned electric utilities  
Table 8.5. Revenue and expense statistics for U.S. cooperative borrower-owned electric utilities
Table 8.6.A. Noncoincident peak load by North American electric reliability corporation assessment area, actual
Table 8.6.B. Noncoincident peak load by North American electric reliability corporation assessment area, projected
Table 8.7.A. Net energy for load by North American electric reliability corporation assessment area, actual
Table 8.7.B. Net energy for load by North American electric reliability corporation assessment area, projected
Table 8.8. Summer net internal demand, capacity resources, and capacity margins by North American electric reliability corporation assessment area, projected
Table 8.9. Winter net internal demand, capacity resources, and capacity margins by North American electric reliability corporation assessment area, projected  
Table 8.10.A. Existing transmission capacity by high-voltage size
Table 8.10.B. Proposed transmission capacity additions by high-voltage size
Table 8.11.A. U.S. transmission circuit outages by type and NERC region
Table 8.11.B. U.S. transformer outages by type and NERC region
Table 8.12.A. U.S. transmission circuit sustained automatic outage counts and hours, by high-voltage size and NERC region
Table 8.12.B. U.S. transformer sustained automatic outage counts and hours by high-voltage size and NERC region
Table 8.13.A. U.S. transmission circuit sustained automatic outage counts and hours by cause code and by NERC region
Table 8.13.B. U.S. transformer sustained automatic outage counts and hours by cause code and by NERC region
Environmental Data    
Table 9.1. Emissions from energy consumption at conventional power plants and combined-heat-and-power plants   
Table 9.2. Quantity and net summer capacity of operable environmental equipment  
Table 9.3. Quantity and net summer capacity of operable cooling systems by energy source and cooling system type  
Table 9.4. Average cost of existing flue gas desulfurization units  
Table 9.5. Emissions from energy consumption at conventional power plants and combined-heat-and-power plants, by state   
Demand-Side Management and Advanced Metering
Table 10.1. Demand-side management program annual effects by program category  
Table 10.2. Demand-side management program annual effects by program category, by sector  
Table 10.3. Demand-side management program incremental effects by program category  
Table 10.4. Demand-side management program incremental effects by program category, by sector  
Table 10.5. Demand-side management program direct and indirect costs  
Table 10.6. Energy efficiency  
Table 10.7. Energy efficiency - life cycle  
Table 10.8. Demand response - yearly energy and demand savings  
Table 10.9. Demand response- program costs  
Table 10.10. Advanced metering count by technology type  
Appendices    
Technical notes    
Table A.1. Sulfur dioxide uncontrolled emission factors   
Table A.2. Nitrogen oxides uncontrolled emission factors  
Table A.3. Carbon dioxide uncontrolled emission factors  
Table A.4. Nitrogen oxides control technology emissions reduction factors  
Table A.5. Unit-of-measure equivalents  
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Changes in Electric Power Annual (EPA) 2015


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  • EIA has corrected errors with 2013 and 2014 sulfur dioxide emissions and nitrogen oxide emissions associated with combined cycle units. Overall 2014 sulfur dioxide emissions were overstated by 0.9%, the 2013 nitrogen oxide emissions were overstated by 1.2%, and the 2014 nitrogen oxide emissions were overstated by 3.7%.

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