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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.D. Net Generation by Energy Source: Industrial Sector, 2011-February 2021
(Thousand Megawatthours)

Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Small Scale Generation Net Generation From Utility and Small 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 Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Estimated Solar Photovoltaic Estimated Total Solar Photovoltaic Estimated Total Solar
Annual Totals
2011 14,490 657 1,234 81,911 8,624 0 1,799 7 27,612 0 5,541 141,875 N/A N/A N/A
2012 12,603 563 2,359 86,500 8,913 0 2,353 14 27,693 0 5,108 146,107 N/A N/A N/A
2013 12,554 495 2,036 88,733 8,531 0 3,463 17 29,074 0 5,113 150,015 N/A N/A N/A
2014 12,341 544 1,389 86,209 8,664 0 1,282 16 28,659 0 4,978 144,083 1,139 1,156 1,156
2015 10,896 563 990 88,355 9,401 0 1,410 21 28,614 0 5,462 145,712 1,451 1,472 1,472
2016 9,103 503 909 91,197 8,895 0 1,269 27 28,663 0 5,324 145,890 2,060 2,087 2,087
2017 7,669 463 776 91,647 8,343 0 1,382 42 28,508 0 4,928 143,758 2,364 2,406 2,406
2018 7,011 517 640 94,892 9,377 0 1,149 47 28,440 0 4,725 146,798 2,636 2,683 2,683
2019 5,957 424 576 100,065 8,554 0 1,033 85 27,276 0 4,567 148,537 3,041 3,127 3,127
2020 5,374 359 584 96,342 8,085 0 1,035 121 27,076 0 4,245 143,221 3,486 3,606 3,606
Year 2019
January 581 48 40 8,739 664 0 124 4 2,393 0 432 13,025 168 172 172
February 521 40 36 7,538 597 0 94 5 2,156 0 348 11,335 178 182 182
March 500 37 37 7,978 702 0 108 7 2,348 0 384 12,099 254 261 261
April 475 40 45 7,552 619 0 106 8 2,110 0 346 11,301 278 286 286
May 479 30 41 7,951 730 0 104 9 2,150 0 361 11,854 309 317 317
June 484 31 47 8,196 680 0 95 10 2,244 0 360 12,147 311 320 320
July 528 28 105 8,837 813 0 71 10 2,391 0 394 13,178 321 331 331
August 506 33 50 8,976 770 0 59 9 2,419 0 413 13,236 311 320 320
Sept 470 34 44 8,483 770 0 52 8 2,211 0 402 12,474 281 289 289
October 445 32 44 8,348 735 0 63 7 2,233 0 375 12,281 255 262 262
November 480 36 41 8,561 721 0 67 5 2,249 0 371 12,531 198 204 204
December 489 35 45 8,906 753 0 91 4 2,372 0 382 13,077 179 183 183
Year 2020
January 530 33 54 9,108 752 0 93 5 2,366 0 344 13,284 192 197 197
February 495 32 41 8,253 761 0 92 7 2,210 0 296 12,186 212 218 218
March 477 29 49 8,268 726 0 96 8 2,313 0 334 12,300 292 300 300
April 422 26 31 7,351 597 0 95 10 2,218 0 357 11,107 316 326 326
May 422 29 41 7,421 649 0 95 14 2,217 0 373 11,260 349 362 362
June 398 32 51 7,896 624 0 86 13 2,183 0 359 11,643 354 368 368
July 447 30 62 8,335 695 0 84 14 2,224 0 350 12,242 370 384 384
August 423 23 59 8,370 702 0 80 12 2,241 0 352 12,263 358 370 370
Sept 446 26 45 7,612 652 0 73 11 2,204 0 327 11,397 322 333 333
October 437 33 44 7,395 656 0 71 10 2,142 0 376 11,165 291 302 302
November 417 32 54 7,631 635 0 81 8 2,338 0 372 11,567 226 235 235
December 460 33 53 8,702 636 0 90 7 2,421 0 404 12,806 204 212 212
Year 2021
January 440 27 48 8,588 659 0 92 8 2,372 0 368 12,602 216 224 224
February 419 58 38 6,587 577 0 76 8 2,052 0 286 10,101 231 239 239
Year to Date
2019 1,102 88 77 16,277 1,262 0 217 9 4,549 0 780 24,360 346 354 354
2020 1,025 65 95 17,360 1,513 0 185 12 4,575 0 640 25,471 404 416 416
2021 859 85 87 15,175 1,235 0 168 16 4,425 0 654 22,703 447 463 463
Rolling 12 Months Ending in February
2020 5,881 401 594 101,148 8,806 0 1,001 89 27,302 0 4,426 149,648 3,099 3,188 3,188
2021 5,208 378 576 94,157 7,807 0 1,018 125 26,926 0 4,259 140,453 3,529 3,654 3,654

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.
Estimated small scale solar photovoltaic generation and small scale solar photovoltaic capacity are based on data from Form EIA-861M, Form EIA-861 and from estimation methods described in the technical notes.