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Data for May 2020 Release Date: July 24, 2020 Next Release Date: August 25, 2020 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 1.2.A. Net Generation by Energy Source: Electric Utilities, 2010-May 2020
(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
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
2017 893,639 8,567 6,711 623,834 149 424,485 275,677 3,348 42,763 -5,448 553 2,274,279
2018 863,505 10,108 6,817 720,206 151 424,251 267,336 4,916 44,184 -4,785 561 2,337,250
2019 722,333 8,182 5,112 782,470 154 430,672 249,707 6,547 49,499 -4,261 491 2,250,906
Year 2018
January 88,718 2,491 770 55,797 26 39,366 23,106 288 4,399 -475 41 214,525
February 61,138 617 575 48,715 17 33,941 22,864 314 3,853 -226 38 171,847
March 58,606 595 491 52,161 16 35,262 23,638 446 4,276 -408 48 175,132
April 55,281 632 477 48,151 28 30,580 25,598 480 4,120 -295 39 165,093
May 64,034 745 336 58,251 11 34,479 28,055 463 3,427 -309 45 189,538
June 77,899 756 670 66,774 13 36,437 25,778 503 3,691 -339 50 212,232
July 88,102 668 716 81,297 15 38,293 23,303 477 2,824 -522 55 235,229
August 87,359 711 686 78,025 24 38,885 20,050 476 3,122 -626 56 228,767
Sept 73,021 781 639 68,655 3 34,377 17,368 436 3,288 -500 47 198,116
October 64,902 751 378 59,071 -0.27 31,364 17,571 418 3,447 -405 43 177,541
November 68,864 703 477 51,796 -0.27 33,043 19,630 325 3,631 -254 50 178,265
December 75,578 657 601 51,512 -0.36 38,223 20,373 290 4,105 -426 49 190,963
Year 2019
January 74,996 855 634 57,279 12 39,806 21,811 369 4,209 -247 42 199,767
February 59,589 561 564 54,489 22 34,243 19,786 386 3,636 -310 33 172,999
March 56,546 597 464 54,667 31 34,213 23,153 577 4,437 -309 33 174,409
April 44,241 534 276 50,523 -0.45 32,063 23,235 641 5,024 -26 37 156,547
May 55,081 671 552 58,730 -0.44 35,416 27,682 661 4,199 -305 44 182,728
June 60,148 724 398 69,984 23 36,847 24,285 638 3,886 -299 41 196,676
July 77,053 715 551 87,423 18 39,023 21,637 655 3,625 -505 40 230,233
August 71,916 809 501 89,675 16 39,218 19,389 616 3,175 -470 51 224,895
Sept 64,867 693 460 75,933 10 34,770 14,984 616 4,111 -583 43 195,903
October 49,122 698 146 66,403 0.34 32,289 14,927 547 4,621 -316 43 168,480
November 55,304 632 251 56,310 19 32,923 18,763 454 4,149 -424 41 168,422
December 53,470 693 315 61,054 2 39,861 20,054 387 4,428 -465 44 179,844
Year 2020
January 48,438 757 493 64,603 -0.15 40,721 22,070 531 4,450 -354 42 181,751
February 41,609 588 366 63,018 8 36,079 22,902 606 4,999 -182 41 170,033
March 38,276 492 521 62,528 19 35,133 19,997 779 4,891 -252 41 162,425
April 29,767 451 455 55,024 6 32,827 18,554 894 4,884 -252 35 142,646
May 34,895 511 436 60,356 8 34,392 27,106 1,093 4,553 -273 42 163,120
Year to Date
2018 327,778 5,080 2,649 263,076 97 173,629 123,262 1,991 20,076 -1,713 211 916,136
2019 290,453 3,219 2,490 275,688 65 175,741 115,668 2,633 21,504 -1,197 188 886,451
2020 192,984 2,800 2,271 305,530 40 179,153 110,629 3,902 23,777 -1,313 202 819,975
Rolling 12 Months Ending in May
2019 826,179 8,246 6,657 732,818 118 426,363 259,743 5,559 45,612 -4,270 538 2,307,564
2020 624,864 7,763 4,894 812,312 129 434,084 244,668 7,816 51,772 -4,377 504 2,184,430

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 for 2018 and prior years are final. Values for 2019 and 2020 are preliminary. 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.