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Data for February 2021 Release Date: April 26, 2021 Next Release Date: May 25, 2021 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 2.4.A. Natural Gas: Consumption for Electricity Generation,
by Sector, 2011-February 2021 (Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
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 11,601,600 5,969,422 4,958,798 55,575 617,805
2020 11,887,895 6,132,880 5,102,484 51,842 600,689
Year 2019
January 873,321 441,671 373,529 4,566 53,555
February 801,111 411,897 338,638 4,217 46,359
March 835,730 431,601 350,686 4,516 48,926
April 762,597 398,966 313,343 4,173 46,115
May 863,169 458,759 350,386 4,217 49,806
June 1,016,521 538,873 422,755 4,619 50,274
July 1,283,658 657,397 566,007 5,625 54,630
August 1,305,990 676,294 568,683 5,493 55,519
Sept 1,108,966 572,673 478,814 4,824 52,654
October 964,547 493,811 414,452 4,356 51,926
November 846,614 423,092 366,212 4,253 53,057
December 939,376 464,388 415,293 4,715 54,981
Year 2020
January 958,029 488,592 409,177 4,720 55,539
February 902,217 466,136 381,268 4,287 50,527
March 902,187 472,863 374,008 4,152 51,165
April 783,153 414,888 319,442 3,572 45,251
May 853,662 456,386 346,986 3,801 46,489
June 1,067,886 556,937 457,029 4,300 49,621
July 1,395,721 714,397 623,635 5,084 52,605
August 1,303,551 665,150 580,495 5,019 52,886
Sept 1,058,448 536,374 469,697 4,518 47,859
October 974,658 504,855 419,201 4,057 46,545
November 789,843 402,146 335,789 3,950 47,958
December 898,539 454,157 385,756 4,383 54,244
Year 2021
January 892,055 443,375 390,408 4,373 53,899
February 804,415 400,051 359,308 3,940 41,117
Year to Date
2019 1,674,432 853,567 712,167 8,783 99,915
2020 1,860,246 954,728 790,445 9,007 106,066
2021 1,696,470 843,426 749,716 8,314 95,015
Rolling 12 Months Ending in February
2020 11,787,414 6,070,582 5,037,076 55,799 623,956
2021 11,724,119 6,021,578 5,061,754 51,149 589,638

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 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.
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.