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Data for August 2020 Release Date: October 26, 2020 Next Release Date: November 24, 2020 full reportPDF
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Table 5.1. Sales of Electricity to Ultimate Customers:
Total by End-Use Sector, 2010 - August 2020 (Thousand Megawatthours)

Period Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation All Sectors
Annual Totals
2010 1,445,708 1,330,199 971,221 7,712 3,754,841
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
Year 2018
January 148,917 114,925 79,890 745 344,478
February 113,751 102,685 75,661 634 292,732
March 107,218 108,108 81,053 620 296,999
April 95,454 103,331 79,083 599 278,468
May 103,848 113,175 85,638 587 303,248
June 129,913 122,011 85,536 623 338,083
July 153,566 131,522 89,301 634 375,023
August 153,496 134,848 92,106 680 381,131
Sept 128,910 122,033 85,679 640 337,263
October 107,049 116,133 85,301 631 309,114
November 103,790 104,983 81,118 616 290,507
December 123,180 107,998 80,306 655 312,140
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 124,414 108,857 77,426 664 311,361
February 111,931 101,905 75,650 622 290,109
March 104,006 102,937 77,565 577 285,085
April 97,465 90,631 69,591 458 258,145
May 105,412 93,406 71,220 448 270,486
June 131,242 108,695 75,211 480 315,628
July 166,891 125,994 81,276 555 374,716
August 158,821 122,025 82,582 562 363,990
Year to Date
2018 1,006,164 930,607 668,268 5,123 2,610,162
2019 977,194 912,671 672,077 5,150 2,567,092
2020 1,000,183 854,449 610,521 4,366 2,469,519
Rolling 12 Months Ending in August
2019 1,440,123 1,363,819 1,004,481 7,692 3,816,115
2020 1,463,278 1,302,655 940,797 6,848 3,713,578

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 2019 and prior years are final. Values for 2020 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).