Table 5.7.C. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste: Consumption for Electricity Generation and
Useful Thermal Output, by Sector, 2006 - 2016 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2006 22,469 500 18,068 3,356 545
2007 21,796 553 17,885 2,921 437
2008 22,134 509 18,294 3,323 8
2009 22,095 465 17,872 3,622 137
2010 21,725 402 17,621 3,549 152
2011 19,016 388 15,367 3,103 158
2012 18,954 418 14,757 3,577 203
2013 18,871 456 14,574 3,646 195
2014 18,661 444 14,459 3,551 206
2015 18,617 452 14,452 3,502 211
2016 19,226 464 14,838 3,700 224
Year 2014
January 1,584 28 1,190 347 18
February 1,345 24 1,063 242 15
March 1,544 38 1,217 273 16
April 1,526 44 1,184 283 15
May 1,622 42 1,256 306 18
June 1,581 40 1,227 297 17
July 1,653 44 1,279 313 18
August 1,629 38 1,257 312 22
September 1,541 38 1,188 297 18
October 1,540 40 1,189 293 17
November 1,531 32 1,194 289 15
December 1,566 36 1,214 299 17
Year 2015
January 1,515 31 1,181 284 19
February 1,359 24 1,068 250 16
March 1,482 28 1,147 290 18
April 1,477 41 1,130 289 17
May 1,544 45 1,185 298 17
June 1,571 44 1,214 296 18
July 1,710 46 1,329 318 18
August 1,655 43 1,294 299 19
September 1,551 43 1,188 301 19
October 1,551 38 1,215 281 18
November 1,555 34 1,209 297 15
December 1,645 36 1,293 298 18
Year 2016
January 1,589 34 1,241 295 19
February 1,472 27 1,167 262 15
March 1,563 41 1,188 315 19
April 1,594 40 1,218 317 18
May 1,646 44 1,274 310 18
June 1,640 40 1,275 305 19
July 1,673 37 1,286 332 17
August 1,700 42 1,304 330 25
September 1,573 43 1,206 305 19
October 1,557 37 1,192 308 20
November 1,559 39 1,195 306 18
December 1,661 38 1,291 316 16

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.