Table 5.7.A. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste: Consumption for Electricity Generation,
by Sector, 2007 - 2017 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2007 19,576 553 17,116 1,785 122
2008 19,805 509 17,487 1,809 0
2009 19,669 465 17,048 2,155 0
2010 19,437 402 16,802 2,233 0
2011 16,972 388 14,625 1,955 4
2012 16,968 418 14,235 2,304 12
2013 17,007 456 14,057 2,485 8
2014 16,706 444 13,809 2,447 6
2015 16,631 452 13,797 2,375 8
2016 16,994 464 13,953 2,566 11
2017 16,348 422 13,381 2,537 8
Year 2015
January 1,335 31 1,114 190 0.49
February 1,212 24 1,020 168 0.40
March 1,310 28 1,088 194 0.35
April 1,315 41 1,077 196 1
May 1,380 45 1,136 199 1
June 1,417 44 1,168 205 1
July 1,540 46 1,274 219 1
August 1,491 43 1,239 208 1
September 1,388 43 1,139 206 1
October 1,383 38 1,157 187 1
November 1,389 34 1,153 202 1
December 1,471 36 1,232 202 1
Year 2016
January 1,398 34 1,161 202 1
February 1,283 27 1,081 174 1
March 1,344 41 1,091 211 1
April 1,413 40 1,153 219 1
May 1,463 44 1,205 214 1
June 1,468 40 1,202 225 1
July 1,486 37 1,212 236 1
August 1,509 42 1,233 233 1
September 1,397 43 1,142 210 1
October 1,378 37 1,127 213 1
November 1,379 39 1,127 212 1
December 1,476 38 1,220 218 0
Year 2017
January 1,434 35 1,194 205 0
February 1,244 19 1,034 191 0
March 1,330 36 1,091 204 0
April 1,288 35 1,044 209 0.26
May 1,410 36 1,147 226 1
June 1,421 38 1,175 207 1
July 1,440 41 1,172 226 1
August 1,453 47 1,182 223 1
September 1,321 41 1,072 207 1
October 1,317 33 1,065 218 1
November 1,311 30 1,074 207 1
December 1,378 32 1,132 214 1

Notes: Beginning with the collection of Form EIA-923 in January 2008, the methodology to allocate total fuel consumption for electricity generation and consumption for useful thermal output was changed.
The new methodology was retroactively applied to 2004-2007 data. See the Technical Notes (Appendix C) for further information. 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.
Sources: 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.