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Data for September 2021 Release Date: November 24, 2021 Next Release Date: December 23, 2021 full reportPDF
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Table 5.1. Sales of Electricity to Ultimate Customers:
Total by End-Use Sector, 2011 - September 2021 (Thousand Megawatthours)

Period Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation All Sectors
Annual Totals
2011 1,422,801 1,328,057 991,316 7,672 3,749,846
2012 1,374,515 1,327,101 985,714 7,320 3,694,650
2013 1,394,812 1,337,079 985,352 7,625 3,724,868
2014 1,407,208 1,352,158 997,576 7,758 3,764,700
2015 1,404,096 1,360,752 986,508 7,637 3,758,992
2016 1,411,058 1,367,191 976,715 7,497 3,762,462
2017 1,378,648 1,352,888 984,298 7,523 3,723,356
2018 1,469,093 1,381,755 1,000,673 7,665 3,859,185
2019 1,440,289 1,360,877 1,002,353 7,632 3,811,150
2020 1,464,605 1,287,440 959,082 6,548 3,717,674
Year 2019
January 133,318 112,012 82,610 670 328,609
February 116,608 102,071 76,447 672 295,798
March 112,605 107,468 81,093 686 301,853
April 90,384 102,446 80,460 610 273,900
May 100,331 111,201 84,661 608 296,802
June 120,116 115,745 84,992 608 321,462
July 153,749 130,951 90,752 642 376,095
August 150,083 130,776 91,062 653 372,574
Sept 131,567 122,059 86,160 677 340,463
October 107,997 115,305 84,396 543 308,241
November 102,453 102,840 79,625 614 285,532
December 121,078 108,001 80,095 648 309,823
Year 2020
January 124,442 109,812 80,609 670 315,533
February 112,123 103,015 78,903 619 294,659
March 104,255 104,110 80,931 598 289,894
April 97,759 91,406 72,791 444 262,401
May 105,681 94,299 74,273 454 274,707
June 131,538 109,593 78,445 480 320,056
July 167,108 127,107 84,758 556 379,530
August 158,939 123,057 86,366 522 368,885
Sept 127,824 113,220 80,977 534 322,555
October 105,514 108,468 82,371 523 296,877
November 99,661 97,897 79,167 525 277,249
December 129,761 105,456 79,492 622 315,330
Year 2021
January 137,127 104,135 79,104 568 320,935
February 126,970 98,028 73,138 549 298,684
March 114,430 102,112 76,293 543 293,378
April 94,177 98,200 78,736 505 271,618
May 101,489 104,402 82,651 485 289,027
June 132,820 118,878 85,301 507 337,506
July 155,309 127,403 89,390 547 372,649
August 158,634 130,997 90,174 561 380,366
Sept 131,848 118,792 84,838 525 336,003
Year to Date
2019 1,108,761 1,034,730 758,237 5,826 2,907,555
2020 1,129,669 975,619 718,052 4,878 2,828,218
2021 1,152,805 1,002,947 739,624 4,789 2,900,166
Rolling 12 Months Ending in September
2020 1,461,198 1,301,765 962,168 6,684 3,731,814
2021 1,487,741 1,314,768 980,654 6,459 3,789,622

See Technical notes for additional information on the Commercial, Industrial, and Transportation sectors. NA = Not available. See Glossary for definitions.
Geographic coverage is the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Values include energy service provider (power marketer) data.
Values for 2020 and prior years are final. Values for 2021 are preliminary estimates based on a cutoff model sample. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-826. Utilities and energy service providers may classify commercial and industrial customers based on either NAICS codes or demands or usage falling within specified limits by rate schedule. Changes from year to year in consumer counts, sales and revenues, particularly involving the commercial and industrial consumer sectors, may result from respondent implementation of changes in the definitions of consumers, and reclassifications. Sales and net generation may not correspond exactly for a particular month for a variety of reasons (i.e., sales data may include purchases of electricity from nonutilities or imported electricity). Net generation is for the calendar month while sales and associated revenue accumulate from bills collected for periods of time (28 to 35 days) that vary dependent upon customer class and consumption occurring in and outside the calendar month.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861M (formerly EIA-826), Monthly Electric Industry Power Report.
Form EIA-826, Monthly Electric Sales and Revenue Report with State Distributions Report;
Form EIA-861, Annual Electric Power Industry Report; and Form EIA-861S, Annual Electric Power Industry Report (Short Form).