Electric Power Monthly

Data for October 2017  |  Release Date: December 22, 2017  |  Next Release: January 24, 2018 
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Table 1.2.A. Net Generation by Energy Source: Electric Utilities, 2007-October 2017
(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
2007 1,490,985 33,325 7,395 313,785 141 427,555 226,734 11 8,943 -5,328 586 2,504,131
2008 1,466,395 22,206 5,918 320,190 46 424,256 229,645 17 11,291 -5,143 545 2,475,367
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
Year 2015
January 94,835 1,147 813 46,573 26 39,377 22,523 68 3,130 -460 41 208,073
February 90,828 2,014 879 43,951 24 33,478 21,075 87 2,877 -387 45 194,871
March 78,606 696 502 45,972 21 33,328 22,523 126 3,123 -319 31 184,609
April 66,628 695 565 43,065 20 31,053 20,156 145 3,157 -153 47 165,379
May 79,341 701 691 46,882 20 35,089 18,481 156 3,043 -292 54 184,165
June 93,799 765 604 57,292 17 35,150 18,429 153 2,311 -300 50 208,270
July 104,128 834 898 64,971 15 37,055 19,004 155 2,514 -413 49 229,212
August 100,129 794 827 63,376 21 38,482 17,813 159 2,554 -513 53 223,696
Sept 85,932 690 797 56,266 20 35,034 15,062 130 2,771 -477 49 196,273
October 71,408 682 610 49,533 12 31,886 15,378 114 3,261 -364 42 172,561
November 64,191 718 490 47,590 1 30,751 17,901 103 3,673 -218 48 165,247
December 68,558 650 604 52,345 1 35,997 21,296 98 3,577 -210 49 182,965
Year 2016
January 84,012 965 832 52,818 3 37,974 23,579 95 3,303 -230 34 203,384
February 69,852 830 734 48,009 4 34,281 22,015 135 3,624 -332 30 179,182
March 56,982 623 724 49,949 5 34,445 25,125 151 3,696 -291 42 171,452
April 53,542 602 858 46,425 7 34,036 23,742 169 3,887 -367 34 162,936
May 62,093 695 763 52,908 10 36,531 23,508 187 3,098 -257 33 179,569
June 86,611 710 793 63,858 16 37,000 21,716 188 3,034 -409 40 213,557
July 100,856 926 833 71,913 21 37,919 20,030 197 2,837 -678 34 234,890
August 100,156 905 856 72,293 13 37,927 18,241 207 2,432 -787 33 232,277
Sept 83,223 644 807 58,392 23 33,919 15,283 190 3,215 -626 35 195,105
October 72,950 658 418 47,710 7 30,016 16,149 182 3,479 -471 36 171,134
November 64,830 700 596 44,171 22 33,082 17,599 154 3,635 -522 35 164,301
December 87,293 811 667 46,333 22 37,268 20,799 139 4,425 -657 36 197,136
Year 2017
January 86,110 888 743 43,988 14 38,425 25,705 148 3,283 -346 37 198,995
February 64,900 709 540 39,009 19 34,403 22,670 172 3,745 -418 31 165,780
March 66,118 779 536 46,089 17 34,693 28,010 279 4,409 -455 35 180,512
April 59,110 665 261 42,093 19 30,217 27,070 300 4,173 -368 38 163,578
May 68,773 729 654 47,959 6 31,728 29,777 363 3,672 -350 35 183,348
June 81,394 719 698 56,423 12 35,022 28,303 377 3,402 -474 38 205,915
July 96,950 671 673 70,860 21 37,874 23,733 354 2,639 -646 43 233,172
August 90,771 722 540 68,465 NM 38,667 19,462 348 2,265 -531 46 220,760
Sept 71,956 705 523 56,654 NM 35,496 17,449 335 2,855 -522 42 185,492
October 66,665 752 405 51,519 10 35,038 15,748 313 4,218 -388 41 174,320
Year to Date
2015 865,636 9,018 7,184 517,881 196 349,932 190,443 1,293 28,742 -3,677 461 1,967,110
2016 770,277 7,557 7,618 564,276 111 354,050 209,389 1,702 32,605 -4,450 350 1,943,485
2017 752,747 7,339 5,573 523,059 122 351,565 237,927 2,989 34,660 -4,497 388 1,911,873
Rolling 12 Months Ending in October
2016 903,026 8,925 8,712 664,212 113 420,798 248,586 1,902 39,855 -4,878 447 2,291,698
2017 904,870 8,850 6,837 613,563 NM 421,915 276,326 3,282 42,720 -5,676 459 2,273,310

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 2016 and prior years are final. Values for 2017 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.