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Data for April 2020  |  Release date: June 24, 2020  |  Next release: July 24, 2020  |
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Table 2.4.A. Natural Gas: Consumption for Electricity Generation,
by Sector, 2010-May 2020 (Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2010 7,680,185 3,290,993 3,794,423 39,462 555,307
2011 7,883,865 3,446,087 3,819,107 47,170 571,501
2012 9,484,710 4,101,927 4,686,260 63,116 633,407
2013 8,596,299 3,970,447 3,917,131 66,570 642,152
2014 8,544,387 3,895,008 3,954,032 71,957 623,390
2015 10,016,576 4,745,255 4,576,683 70,092 624,545
2016 10,170,110 5,018,894 4,571,375 46,304 533,537
2017 9,508,062 4,754,893 4,161,984 50,060 541,126
2018 10,833,043 5,551,181 4,663,935 52,650 565,276
2019 11,550,825 5,958,855 4,958,970 53,622 579,377
Year 2018
January 805,929 425,891 327,351 4,145 48,542
February 706,517 363,824 296,296 3,886 42,511
March 772,448 395,826 329,151 4,071 43,400
April 722,667 372,401 303,383 3,616 43,268
May 868,518 459,568 359,038 4,201 45,712
June 973,956 520,305 402,054 4,633 46,963
July 1,245,648 639,299 549,546 5,518 51,285
August 1,208,900 605,610 546,123 5,593 51,575
Sept 1,051,922 530,570 468,776 4,838 47,737
October 909,338 457,374 400,338 4,290 47,335
November 784,673 395,480 337,321 3,760 48,112
December 782,527 385,034 344,559 4,098 48,836
Year 2019
January 860,020 432,058 372,463 4,517 50,981
February 793,583 406,415 338,912 4,129 44,128
March 815,951 415,407 349,668 4,332 46,544
April 755,102 392,685 313,252 4,039 45,126
May 852,486 449,520 351,859 4,218 46,890
June 1,012,529 537,372 423,972 4,355 46,829
July 1,294,629 673,371 565,943 5,002 50,313
August 1,308,612 687,844 564,762 5,152 50,854
Sept 1,115,418 581,736 481,039 4,665 47,978
October 981,373 509,470 419,699 4,351 47,854
November 842,003 421,378 366,242 4,309 50,074
December 919,118 451,599 411,160 4,552 51,807
Year 2020
January 952,082 484,401 410,175 4,610 52,896
February 902,594 471,058 379,128 4,138 48,271
March 899,962 475,282 371,903 4,021 48,756
April 780,120 416,058 317,179 3,526 43,357
May 849,293 457,548 343,154 3,743 44,847
Year to Date
2018 3,876,079 2,017,509 1,615,219 19,919 223,433
2019 4,077,142 2,096,085 1,726,154 21,235 233,669
2020 4,384,051 2,304,347 1,821,538 20,038 238,127
Rolling 12 Months Ending in May
2019 11,034,106 5,629,756 4,774,870 53,967 575,512
2020 11,857,734 6,167,118 5,054,355 52,425 583,836

Notes: Beginning with the collection of Form EIA-923 in January 2008, the methodology to allocate total fuel consumption for electricity generation and consumption for useful thermal output was changed.
The new methodology was retroactively applied to 2004-2007 data. See the Technical Notes (Appendix C) for further information. See Glossary for definitions.
Values for 2018 and prior years are final. Values for 2019 and 2020 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.
Sources: 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.