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Data for February 2021 Release Date: April 26, 2021 Next Release Date: May 25, 2021 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 1.2.B Net Generation by Energy Source: Independent Power Producers, 2011-February 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 416,783 3,655 3,431 511,447 2,911 374,906 26,117 1,511 140,442 -928 7,059 1,487,335
2012 354,076 2,757 1,758 627,833 2,984 374,509 20,923 3,525 156,539 -748 7,030 1,551,186
2013 379,270 3,761 1,780 527,522 3,524 382,902 22,018 7,782 181,263 -908 6,742 1,515,657
2014 395,701 6,789 1,410 531,758 3,246 377,295 19,861 16,086 196,723 -1,030 6,690 1,554,530
2015 342,608 6,240 1,601 619,839 3,517 380,498 17,996 22,962 202,858 -987 6,838 1,603,971
2016 307,263 3,360 1,401 624,600 3,758 381,294 18,539 33,502 233,553 -1,057 6,941 1,613,156
2017 304,198 3,281 1,480 572,919 3,978 380,465 23,034 49,376 258,962 -1,047 6,527 1,603,174
2018 278,668 5,487 1,516 645,616 3,935 382,833 23,812 58,337 275,154 -1,119 6,677 1,680,917
2019 235,847 2,669 1,125 692,113 3,883 378,738 24,288 64,480 290,343 -1,000 7,138 1,699,625
2020 185,723 1,924 1,368 708,370 3,052 360,965 23,549 79,912 323,081 -995 7,022 1,693,970
Year 2019
January 25,344 462 125 52,923 348 33,895 2,266 3,167 24,193 -76 625 143,272
February 19,875 185 91 48,397 329 30,472 2,162 3,395 22,632 -79 544 128,002
March 21,337 155 71 49,981 352 30,867 2,368 5,243 25,078 -100 573 135,927
April 15,198 189 79 44,245 329 28,518 2,429 6,023 27,340 -78 546 124,819
May 16,258 215 145 48,842 325 31,708 2,591 6,406 25,316 -63 623 132,365
June 17,844 196 117 58,469 306 31,958 2,198 7,236 22,392 -86 610 141,240
July 23,140 254 135 77,238 354 33,176 1,942 7,380 22,329 -118 634 166,465
August 21,485 200 134 77,396 361 32,693 1,592 7,163 20,752 -109 638 162,304
Sept 20,261 186 77 65,571 332 31,294 1,416 6,112 23,996 -88 590 149,747
October 17,011 200 9 57,397 189 29,744 1,607 5,466 26,335 -56 582 138,483
November 19,591 215 41 52,175 307 31,202 1,672 3,859 24,109 -84 572 133,658
December 18,504 213 102 59,480 352 33,212 2,044 3,028 25,871 -64 601 143,343
Year 2020
January 16,160 121 112 58,122 354 33,448 2,198 4,064 27,678 -52 608 142,815
February 13,937 112 93 54,254 361 29,871 2,160 5,026 27,748 -65 545 134,042
March 11,811 164 114 52,499 269 28,864 2,246 5,624 28,373 -101 622 130,486
April 10,287 133 104 45,258 144 26,343 2,193 7,129 27,994 -73 594 120,107
May 11,141 138 110 47,828 153 29,946 2,332 8,569 27,376 -94 585 128,084
June 15,174 170 110 62,503 132 30,817 1,977 8,524 28,161 -79 540 148,030
July 19,886 205 111 84,453 156 31,802 1,925 9,302 22,379 -91 606 170,734
August 19,584 184 118 78,678 303 31,438 1,850 8,445 22,289 -109 612 163,391
Sept 14,767 144 123 64,857 297 29,684 1,568 6,981 22,060 -87 565 140,962
October 15,206 166 109 57,928 239 27,721 1,452 6,488 27,061 -77 564 136,856
November 17,024 164 151 47,221 306 29,154 1,707 5,148 31,172 -88 558 132,519
December 20,748 221 111 54,768 337 31,876 1,942 4,611 30,790 -81 621 145,943
Year 2021
January 20,816 157 117 55,910 327 32,361 2,032 4,918 28,868 -85 604 146,025
February 20,996 366 94 50,871 185 28,615 1,681 5,653 24,924 -78 537 133,845
Year to Date
2019 45,219 647 215 101,319 677 64,367 4,429 6,562 46,825 -154 1,169 271,274
2020 30,097 233 205 112,377 715 63,320 4,357 9,089 55,426 -116 1,153 276,857
2021 41,812 523 210 106,781 512 60,976 3,713 10,571 53,792 -163 1,141 279,870
Rolling 12 Months Ending in February
2020 220,725 2,256 1,116 703,170 3,922 377,690 24,216 67,007 298,945 -962 7,123 1,705,208
2021 197,439 2,214 1,373 702,774 2,849 358,621 22,905 81,393 321,447 -1,042 7,009 1,696,982

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.