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Data for April 2019  |  Release date: June 25, 2019  |  Next release: July 24, 2019 
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Table 2.4.A. Natural Gas: Consumption for Electricity Generation,
by Sector, 2009-April 2019 (Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2009 7,121,069 2,911,279 3,655,712 34,279 519,799
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 9,507,760 4,754,883 4,161,987 50,060 540,830
2018 10,855,155 5,494,870 4,756,881 51,844 551,560
Year 2017
January 679,456 337,365 291,293 4,212 46,587
February 587,375 291,892 250,059 3,763 41,661
March 690,237 350,941 290,725 4,044 44,527
April 646,952 331,856 268,401 3,537 43,158
May 720,458 374,380 298,341 3,820 43,917
June 872,928 436,021 386,492 4,400 46,015
July 1,104,716 552,301 498,292 4,942 49,181
August 1,043,414 516,896 474,421 4,803 47,295
Sept 877,808 433,254 397,947 4,400 42,206
October 791,673 385,327 358,763 4,105 43,478
November 686,346 340,195 298,079 3,776 44,297
December 806,395 404,455 349,174 4,259 48,508
Year 2018
January 804,466 420,245 332,392 4,152 47,678
February 717,482 356,680 314,828 3,965 42,008
March 770,858 387,882 336,121 4,114 42,741
April 726,713 369,332 309,650 3,908 43,822
May 872,155 456,439 367,191 4,104 44,420
June 972,150 510,445 411,715 4,433 45,557
July 1,254,838 641,395 559,827 5,135 48,481
August 1,216,432 606,866 555,026 5,164 49,377
Sept 1,064,493 536,030 477,656 4,666 46,142
October 914,106 458,225 406,569 4,288 45,024
November 777,300 384,952 340,874 3,818 47,656
December 764,161 366,377 345,032 4,098 48,654
Year 2019
January 853,956 422,019 377,276 4,446 50,215
February 786,953 398,141 341,156 4,138 43,518
March 809,964 409,158 350,891 4,285 45,631
April 743,607 381,653 313,765 3,978 44,212
Year to Date
2017 2,604,021 1,312,054 1,100,478 15,556 175,933
2018 3,019,519 1,534,139 1,292,991 16,139 176,250
2019 3,194,480 1,610,970 1,383,088 16,846 183,576
Rolling 12 Months Ending in April
2018 9,923,258 4,976,969 4,354,500 50,643 541,146
2019 11,030,116 5,571,700 4,846,977 52,552 558,887

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 2017 and prior years are final. Values for 2018 and 2019 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.