Table 3.2.A. Net Generation by Energy Source: Electric Utilities, 2006 - 2016
(Thousand Megawatthours)


Generation at Utility Scale Facilities
Period Coal Petroleum
Liquids
Petroleum
Coke
Natural
Gas
Other
Gas
Nuclear Hydroelectric
Conventional
Solar Renewable
Sources
Excluding
Hydroelectric
and Solar
Hydroelectric
Pumped
Storage
Other Total
Annual Totals
2006 1,471,421 31,269 9,634 282,088 30 425,341 261,864 15 6,573 -5,281 700 2,483,656
2007 1,490,985 33,325 7,395 313,785 141 427,555 226,734 11 8,943 -5,328 586 2,504,131
2008 1,466,395 22,206 5,918 320,190 46 424,256 229,645 17 11,291 -5,143 545 2,475,367
2009 1,322,092 18,035 7,182 349,166 96 417,275 247,198 28 14,589 -3,369 483 2,372,776
2010 1,378,028 17,258 8,807 392,616 52 424,843 236,104 101 17,826 -4,466 462 2,471,632
2011 1,301,107 11,688 9,428 414,843 29 415,298 291,413 216 21,717 -5,492 604 2,460,851
2012 1,146,480 9,892 5,664 504,958 0.28 394,823 252,936 639 27,378 -4,202 603 2,339,172
2013 1,188,452 9,446 9,522 501,427 798 406,114 243,040 943 31,474 -3,773 615 2,388,058
2014 1,173,073 10,696 9,147 501,414 112 419,871 238,185 1,218 33,278 -5,144 622 2,382,473
2015 998,385 10,386 8,278 617,817 199 416,680 229,640 1,494 35,992 -4,105 558 2,315,323
2016 922,399 9,069 8,881 654,780 154 424,400 247,787 1,995 40,666 -5,629 421 2,304,923
Year 2014
January 115,862 2,445 949 41,208 13 38,847 19,673 53 3,286 -218 47 222,165
February 104,638 1,051 706 33,600 7 32,937 15,973 61 2,698 -361 34 191,345
March 97,957 1,037 953 35,116 9 32,612 22,423 91 3,296 -355 57 193,194
April 77,724 711 572 34,890 20 30,312 22,977 98 3,274 -301 52 170,329
May 89,103 709 833 41,226 12 33,760 23,933 114 2,632 -506 49 191,866
June 104,523 650 894 44,315 5 35,898 23,790 127 2,613 -557 53 212,311
July 112,875 711 792 50,296 7 38,031 22,624 131 2,261 -445 62 227,343
August 112,568 711 778 54,553 6 37,182 18,251 130 1,894 -740 60 225,392
September 94,482 711 750 46,260 5 35,296 14,895 126 2,277 -461 50 194,390
October 82,991 652 457 42,360 4 32,017 15,863 124 2,826 -351 48 176,990
November 87,064 643 577 37,477 9 34,552 17,369 91 3,473 -441 55 180,869
December 93,287 666 887 40,114 15 38,428 20,415 72 2,749 -409 56 196,279
Year 2015
January 94,835 1,147 813 46,573 26 39,377 22,523 68 3,130 -460 41 208,073
February 90,828 2,014 879 43,951 24 33,478 21,075 87 2,877 -387 45 194,871
March 78,606 696 502 45,972 21 33,328 22,523 126 3,123 -319 31 184,609
April 66,628 695 565 43,065 20 31,053 20,156 145 3,157 -153 47 165,379
May 79,341 701 691 46,882 20 35,089 18,481 156 3,043 -292 54 184,165
June 93,799 765 604 57,292 17 35,150 18,429 153 2,311 -300 50 208,270
July 104,128 834 898 64,971 15 37,055 19,004 155 2,514 -413 49 229,212
August 100,129 794 827 63,376 21 38,482 17,813 159 2,554 -513 53 223,696
September 85,932 690 797 56,266 20 35,034 15,062 130 2,771 -477 49 196,273
October 71,408 682 610 49,533 12 31,886 15,378 114 3,261 -364 42 172,561
November 64,191 718 490 47,590 1 30,751 17,901 103 3,673 -218 48 165,247
December 68,558 650 604 52,345 1 35,997 21,296 98 3,577 -210 49 182,965
Year 2016
January 84,012 965 832 52,818 3 37,974 23,579 95 3,303 -230 34 203,384
February 69,852 830 734 48,009 4 34,281 22,015 135 3,624 -332 30 179,182
March 56,982 623 724 49,949 5 34,445 25,125 151 3,696 -291 42 171,452
April 53,542 602 858 46,425 7 34,036 23,742 169 3,887 -367 34 162,936
May 62,093 695 763 52,908 10 36,531 23,508 187 3,098 -257 33 179,569
June 86,611 710 793 63,858 16 37,000 21,716 188 3,034 -409 40 213,557
July 100,856 926 833 71,913 21 37,919 20,030 197 2,837 -678 34 234,890
August 100,156 905 856 72,293 13 37,927 18,241 207 2,432 -787 33 232,277
September 83,223 644 807 58,392 23 33,919 15,283 190 3,215 -626 35 195,105
October 72,950 658 418 47,710 7 30,016 16,149 182 3,479 -471 36 171,134
November 64,830 700 596 44,171 22 33,082 17,599 154 3,635 -522 35 164,301
December 87,293 811 667 46,333 22 37,268 20,799 139 4,425 -657 36 197,136

Coal includes anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, and waste coal; synthetic coal and refined coal; and beginning in 2011, coal-derived synthesis gas. Prior to 2011 coal-derived synthesis gas was included in Other Gases.
Petroleum Liquids includes distillate and residual fuel oils, jet fuel, kerosene, waste oil, and beginning in 2011, propane. Prior to 2011 propane was included in Other Gases.
Petroleum Coke includes petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas. Prior to 2011, petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas was included in Other Gases.
Other Gas includes blast furnace gas and other manufactured and waste gases derived from fossil fuels. Prior to 2011, Other Gas included propane and synthesis gases.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.
Renewable Sources include wood, black liquor, other wood waste, biogenic municipal solid waste, landfill gas, sludge waste, agriculture byproducts, other biomass, geothermal, solar thermal, photovoltaic energy, and wind.
Other includes non-biogenic municipal solid waste, batteries, hydrogen, purchased steam, sulfur, tire-derived fuel, and other miscellaneous energy sources.
Notes: Beginning with 2001 data, non-biogenic municipal solid waste and tire-derived fuels are reclassified as non-renewable energy sources and included in Other. Biogenic municipal solid waste is included in Other Renewable Sources.
See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. 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. NM=Not meaningful due to large standard error. W=Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report; 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;
Form EIA-423, Monthly Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants Report; and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FERC Form 423, Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants.