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Electric Power Monthly

Data for March 2022 Release Date: May 24, 2022 Next Release Date: Delayed full reportPDF
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Table ES1.A. Total Electric Power Industry Summary Statistics, 2022 and 2021
 

Net Generation and Consumption of Fuels for March
  Total (All Sectors) Electric Power Sector Commercial Industrial Residential

 
Electric Utilities Independent Power
Producers



Fuel Facility Type March 2022 March 2021 Percentage Change March 2022 March 2021 March 2022 March 2021 March 2022 March 2021 March 2022 March 2021 March 2022 March 2021
Net Generation (Thousand Megawatthours)
Coal Utility Scale Facilities 60,768 62,037 -2.0% 42,914 46,375 17,336 15,201 19 24 499 436 0 0
Petroleum Liquids Utility Scale Facilities 949 757 25.4% 699 559 213 153 6 9 31 37 0 0
Petroleum Coke Utility Scale Facilities 473 679 -30.3% 324 505 118 131 1 -0.14 NM 44 0 0
Natural Gas Utility Scale Facilities 112,003 106,565 5.1% 54,275 53,160 49,175 45,662 586 622 7,966 7,122 0 0
Other Gas Utility Scale Facilities 894 854 4.7% 0 9 251 191 0 0 644 655 0 0
Nuclear Utility Scale Facilities 63,154 63,708 -0.9% 34,385 35,325 28,768 28,384 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hydroelectric Conventional Utility Scale Facilities 26,139 21,574 21.2% 24,041 19,579 1,986 1,890 NM NM 87 84 0 0
Renewable Sources Excluding Hydroelectric Utility Scale Facilities 60,918 55,286 10.2% 9,825 8,550 48,694 44,191 316 272 2,083 2,274 0 0
... Wind Utility Scale Facilities 43,230 39,944 8.2% 7,911 7,004 35,285 32,849 19 19 15 71 0 0
... Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Utility Scale Facilities 11,891 9,272 28.2% 1,539 1,147 10,271 8,057 61 57 19 12 0 0
... Wood and Wood-Derived Fuels Utility Scale Facilities 3,021 3,207 -5.8% 214 215 822 869 10 8 1,975 2,115 0 0
... Other Biomass Utility Scale Facilities 1,450 1,615 -10.2% 88 104 1,108 1,264 179 170 74 76 0 0
... Geothermal Utility Scale Facilities 1,326 1,249 6.2% 74 80 1,206 1,152 46 17 0 0 0 0
Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Utility Scale Facilities -318 -236 34.8% -221 -146 -96 -90 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Energy Sources Utility Scale Facilities 972 1,061 -8.4% 35 40 493 592 101 86 343 342 0 0
All Energy Sources Utility Scale Facilities 325,952 312,285 4.4% 166,277 163,955 146,938 136,303 1,054 1,033 11,684 10,993 0 0
                             
Estimated Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Small Scale Facilities 5,025 4,089 22.9% 0 0 0 0 1,501 1,276 352 328 3,172 2,484
Estimated Total Solar Photovoltaic All Facilities 16,660 13,102 27.2% 1,537 1,144 10,018 7,801 1,562 1,333 371 340 3,172 2,484
Estimated Total Solar All Facilities 16,916 13,361 26.6% 1,539 1,147 10,271 8,057 1,562 1,333 371 340 3,172 2,484
Consumption of Fossil Fuels for Electricity Generation
Coal (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 34,130 34,479 -1.0% 24,105 25,707 9,856 8,622 5 7 164 143 0 0
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) Utility Scale Facilities 1,654 1,391 19.0% 1,249 1,076 353 252 14 24 38 39 0 0
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 196 264 -25.6% 143 203 44 48 0.38 0.02 9 13 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) Utility Scale Facilities 806,163 772,283 4.4% 407,135 401,008 346,109 321,905 3,631 3,988 49,289 45,382 0 0
Consumption of Fossil Fuels for Useful Thermal Output
Coal (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 1,024 915 11.9% 172 161 79 60 28 39 745 654 0 0
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) Utility Scale Facilities 189 209 -9.8% 6 4 26 22 34 34 122 150 0 0
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 69 75 -7.4% 1 0.43 17 15 2 0.06 49 59 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) Utility Scale Facilities 104,520 98,765 5.8% 3,511 3,626 26,745 25,441 6,662 6,659 67,601 63,038 0 0
Consumption of Fossil Fuels for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output
Coal (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 35,154 35,394 -0.7% 24,277 25,868 9,936 8,682 33 47 909 798 0 0
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) Utility Scale Facilities 1,843 1,600 15.2% 1,255 1,080 379 273 49 58 160 188 0 0
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 266 339 -21.6% 144 204 61 63 2 0.08 59 72 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) Utility Scale Facilities 910,683 871,049 4.6% 410,646 404,634 372,854 347,346 10,293 10,648 116,890 108,421 0 0
Fuel Stocks (end-of-month)
Coal (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 86,664 111,938 -22.6% 73,529 89,495 12,662 21,999 48 60 426 383 0 0
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) Utility Scale Facilities 23,018 26,183 -12.1% 13,989 14,955 7,600 9,502 345 383 1,085 1,343 0 0
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 497 258 92.4% 340 211 10 15 1 2 146 30 0 0

 
 

Sales, Revenue, and Average Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers for March
  Total U.S. Electric Power Industry

Sales of Electricity to Ultimate Customers
(million kWh)
Revenue from Sales of Electricity to Ultimate Customers (million dollars) Average Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers (cents/kWh)
Sector March 2022 March 2021 Percentage Change March 2022 March 2021 Percentage Change March 2022 March 2021 Percentage Change
Residential 112,303 114,426 -1.9% 16,247 15,218 6.8% 14.47 13.30 8.8%
Commercial 107,706 102,112 5.5% 12,675 11,407 11.1% 11.77 11.17 5.4%
Industrial 82,902 76,293 8.7% 6,217 5,379 15.6% 7.50 7.05 6.4%
Transportation 579 546 6.0% 63 53 17.3% 10.84 9.79 10.7%
All Sectors 303,490 293,378 3.4% 35,202 32,057 9.8% 11.60 10.93 6.1%


NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Coal generation and consumption includes anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, waste coal, refined coal, synthetic coal, and coal-derived synthesis gas.
Petroleum Liquids includes distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, jet fuel, kerosene, propane, and waste oil.
Petroleum Coke includes petroleum coke and synthesis gas derived from petroleum coke.
Natural gas includes a small amount of supplemental gaseous fuels that cannot be identified separately.
Other Gases includes blast furnace gas and other manufactured and waste gases derived from fossil fuels.
Wood and Wood-Derived Fuels include wood, black liquor, and other wood waste.
Other Biomass includes biogenic municipal solid waste, landfill gas, sludge waste, agricultural byproducts, and other biomass.
Coal stocks include anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, refined coal, and synthetic coal; waste coal is excluded.
Sales of electricity to ultimate customers and net generation may not correspond exactly for a particular month for a variety of reasons (e.g., sales data may include imported electricity).
Net generation is presented for the calendar month while sales of electricity to ultimate customers and associated revenue accumulate from bills collected for periods of time that vary depending
upon customer class and consumption occurring during and outside the calendar month.
Note: Values are preliminary. Percentage change is calculated before rounding.
See technical notes for additional information including more on the Commercial, Industrial, and Transportation sectors.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861M, 'Monthly Electric Sales and Revenue With State Distributions Report.'
U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, 'Power Plant Operations Report.'