Table 5.7.E. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste: Consumption for Useful Thermal Output,
by Sector, 2007 - 2017 (Billion Btus)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2007 16,174 0 5,683 8,350 2,141
2008 18,272 0 6,039 12,174 59
2009 18,785 0 6,229 11,535 1,021
2010 17,502 0 6,031 10,333 1,138
2011 16,766 0 5,807 9,731 1,227
2012 16,310 0 4,180 10,615 1,515
2013 15,168 0 4,145 9,530 1,493
2014 15,783 0 5,140 9,046 1,597
2015 16,623 0 5,195 9,752 1,676
2016 18,259 0 6,877 9,665 1,717
2017 17,720 0 6,475 9,474 1,772
Year 2015
January 1,533 0 530 822 181
February 1,227 0 377 714 136
March 1,438 0 465 832 141
April 1,350 0 421 795 135
May 1,368 0 383 859 126
June 1,281 0 366 778 136
July 1,419 0 432 854 133
August 1,382 0 433 787 162
September 1,352 0 384 825 143
October 1,409 0 447 820 142
November 1,401 0 461 831 109
December 1,463 0 495 836 132
Year 2016
January 1,578 0 630 789 159
February 1,505 0 648 747 110
March 1,790 0 737 894 160
April 1,501 0 516 836 149
May 1,498 0 548 817 133
June 1,375 0 560 682 133
July 1,521 0 587 818 117
August 1,580 0 548 823 210
September 1,452 0 498 809 144
October 1,478 0 509 809 160
November 1,466 0 540 800 126
December 1,513 0 557 840 117
Year 2017
January 1,780 0 585 1,008 187
February 1,457 0 514 837 106
March 1,573 0 601 811 161
April 1,451 0 535 759 157
May 1,438 0 540 749 148
June 1,491 0 523 841 126
July 1,522 0 571 811 140
August 1,629 0 612 825 191
September 1,291 0 499 649 143
October 1,305 0 470 686 150
November 1,375 0 511 743 121
December 1,409 0 512 754 143

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.