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Data for April 2019  |  Release date: June 25, 2019  |  Next release: July 24, 2019 
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Table 1.2.A. Net Generation by Energy Source: Electric Utilities, 2009-April 2019
(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
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
2017 893,639 8,567 6,711 623,835 149 424,485 275,677 3,348 42,763 -5,448 553 2,274,279
2018 860,325 9,805 6,817 714,303 151 424,251 265,480 5,252 43,026 -4,785 587 2,325,212
Year 2017
January 85,985 810 743 45,702 13 38,425 24,717 136 3,161 -346 45 199,391
February 64,844 632 540 39,534 17 33,911 21,619 178 3,541 -418 39 164,438
March 65,992 755 535 46,397 16 34,693 26,768 260 4,241 -455 43 179,245
April 58,913 631 260 43,444 18 30,217 26,683 288 4,020 -368 46 164,153
May 69,099 710 654 48,524 5 31,728 29,577 328 3,467 -350 38 183,781
June 81,297 714 698 56,453 10 35,022 27,897 338 3,298 -474 45 205,300
July 96,782 648 673 71,107 19 37,874 24,333 324 2,639 -646 53 233,807
August 90,517 698 540 67,671 2 38,667 20,124 318 2,304 -531 55 220,364
Sept 71,859 661 523 56,393 -0.15 35,496 17,749 304 2,946 -522 49 185,458
October 66,498 721 405 50,140 9 35,038 16,950 291 4,543 -388 44 174,251
November 64,983 633 583 45,117 15 34,541 18,529 279 4,235 -394 46 168,569
December 76,870 953 556 53,353 24 38,871 20,729 304 4,369 -557 50 195,521
Year 2018
January 88,647 2,359 770 55,197 26 39,366 23,664 288 4,417 -475 42 214,299
February 61,029 609 575 46,841 17 33,941 23,504 335 3,931 -226 40 170,598
March 58,552 585 491 50,592 16 35,262 23,793 453 4,181 -408 49 173,565
April 55,319 619 477 48,319 28 30,580 25,150 500 3,869 -295 42 164,609
May 64,011 730 336 58,571 11 34,479 28,051 490 3,350 -309 47 189,767
June 77,886 747 670 65,945 13 36,437 25,826 565 3,510 -339 52 211,313
July 88,147 652 716 82,694 15 38,293 21,964 512 2,721 -522 57 235,250
August 87,383 700 686 78,287 24 38,885 19,240 521 2,972 -626 58 228,131
Sept 73,136 763 639 68,926 3 34,377 16,649 496 3,052 -500 50 197,592
October 65,038 733 378 59,631 -0.27 31,364 16,703 450 3,411 -405 46 177,349
November 69,011 673 477 50,518 -0.27 33,043 19,806 342 3,552 -254 52 177,220
December 72,165 633 601 48,783 -0.36 38,223 21,130 300 4,059 -426 51 185,519
Year 2019
January 75,053 837 634 56,421 12 39,806 22,016 373 4,087 -247 41 199,033
February 59,594 552 564 53,702 22 34,243 19,887 400 3,524 -310 32 172,210
March 56,546 582 464 54,214 31 34,213 22,922 595 4,298 -309 32 173,588
April 44,051 524 276 49,847 -0.38 32,063 23,079 652 4,934 -26 34 155,434
Year to Date
2017 275,734 2,829 2,078 175,077 64 137,246 99,787 861 14,964 -1,586 173 707,227
2018 263,547 4,173 2,313 200,949 87 139,150 96,111 1,575 16,397 -1,404 173 723,072
2019 235,245 2,494 1,938 214,184 65 140,325 87,903 2,019 16,843 -892 140 700,264
Rolling 12 Months Ending in April
2018 881,452 9,912 6,947 649,707 171 426,388 272,001 4,062 44,197 -5,266 554 2,290,124
2019 832,023 8,126 6,442 727,539 129 425,427 257,271 5,696 43,471 -4,273 554 2,302,404

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 2017 and prior years are final. Values for 2018 and 2019 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.