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Data for July 2021 Release Date: September 24, 2021 Next Release Date: October 26, 2021 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 1.2.A. Net Generation by Energy Source: Electric Utilities, 2011-July 2021
(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
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 722,885 8,313 5,112 785,026 154 430,672 262,364 6,785 48,403 -4,261 551 2,266,004
2020 582,473 7,501 5,663 803,829 45 428,953 266,321 10,186 57,566 -4,326 453 2,158,664
Year 2019
January 74,950 884 634 59,221 12 39,806 22,391 379 3,980 -247 42 202,052
February 59,507 580 564 55,553 22 34,243 20,610 403 3,431 -310 30 174,633
March 56,482 616 464 57,144 31 34,213 23,839 598 4,349 -309 31 177,458
April 44,228 545 276 51,616 -0.45 32,063 25,266 667 4,820 -26 35 159,490
May 55,130 685 552 59,603 -0.44 35,416 29,266 689 4,057 -305 41 185,133
June 60,199 723 398 70,460 23 36,847 25,767 662 3,649 -299 39 198,468
July 77,085 713 551 85,011 18 39,023 22,846 673 3,631 -505 36 229,082
August 72,032 802 501 87,745 16 39,218 20,913 640 3,139 -470 66 224,601
Sept 64,955 694 460 74,912 10 34,770 17,045 641 4,185 -583 59 197,147
October 49,301 701 146 64,537 0.34 32,289 16,625 574 4,600 -316 58 168,516
November 55,455 638 251 56,508 19 32,923 18,467 464 4,237 -424 56 168,594
December 53,561 730 315 62,718 2 39,861 19,330 395 4,325 -465 57 180,830
Year 2020
January 48,388 787 493 65,176 -0.15 40,721 23,024 552 4,546 -325 41 183,402
February 41,653 607 366 62,399 8 36,079 24,100 631 5,141 -182 39 170,842
March 38,334 507 521 62,267 19 35,133 21,236 811 4,982 -252 40 163,598
April 29,902 464 455 54,789 6 32,827 19,809 923 4,990 -252 34 143,947
May 34,953 526 436 60,025 8 34,392 28,036 1,109 4,642 -273 41 163,895
June 49,747 649 647 72,165 1 36,388 26,973 1,031 4,776 -420 32 191,989
July 69,482 711 664 91,840 6 37,583 25,646 1,084 3,542 -595 39 230,003
August 71,230 700 607 86,080 0.15 37,544 22,135 983 3,976 -675 41 222,622
Sept 53,210 613 289 68,266 -0.45 36,043 17,508 843 4,430 -438 30 180,793
October 44,235 695 169 65,712 -0.45 31,641 16,785 796 5,150 -346 31 164,866
November 43,872 597 438 53,562 -1 32,605 20,029 697 6,033 -281 40 157,591
December 57,467 647 578 61,547 -1 37,995 21,039 727 5,358 -287 44 185,116
Year 2021
January 60,524 692 538 60,140 -1 39,472 24,015 771 5,212 -340 42 191,068
February 66,397 1,175 537 53,599 5 34,339 20,362 800 5,162 -347 32 182,061
March 46,354 799 505 51,958 9 35,325 19,115 1,157 6,928 -146 41 162,044
April 40,784 566 261 53,821 -0.40 30,126 17,320 1,375 6,572 -122 40 150,742
May 49,413 598 360 56,397 -0.30 32,150 21,395 1,572 6,054 -331 35 167,641
June 66,493 602 340 73,982 -0.29 36,854 23,002 1,313 4,927 -276 38 207,276
July 76,506 599 539 84,649 -0.27 38,371 20,620 1,391 4,243 -566 35 226,385
Year to Date
2019 427,581 4,747 3,439 438,607 106 251,610 169,984 4,070 27,917 -2,001 255 1,326,315
2020 312,458 4,249 3,582 468,662 47 253,124 168,825 6,141 32,618 -2,298 268 1,247,676
2021 406,470 5,032 3,080 434,546 12 246,637 145,828 8,379 39,099 -2,128 262 1,287,216
Rolling 12 Months Ending in July
2020 607,762 7,815 5,256 815,082 95 432,186 261,204 8,856 53,104 -4,558 564 2,187,364
2021 676,485 8,284 5,162 769,712 10 422,466 243,324 12,424 64,046 -4,156 448 2,198,204

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 2019 and prior years are final. Values for 2020 and 2021 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.