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Data for November 2021 Release Date: January 26, 2022 Next Release Date: February 25, 2022 full reportPDF
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Table ES1.B. Total Electric Power Industry Summary Statistics, Year-to-Date 2021 and 2020
 

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

 
Electric Utilities Independent Power
Producers



Fuel Facility Type November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD Percentage Change November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD
Net Generation (Thousand Megawatthours)
Coal Utility Scale Facilities 839,054 694,805 20.8% 631,389 524,970 202,262 164,631 276 214 5,127 4,990 0 0
Petroleum Liquids Utility Scale Facilities 10,399 8,722 19.2% 7,652 6,537 2,257 1,735 97 87 392 362 0 0
Petroleum Coke Utility Scale Facilities 6,903 6,929 -0.4% 5,296 5,085 1,188 1,378 3 2 416 463 0 0
Natural Gas Utility Scale Facilities 1,448,912 1,496,482 -3.2% 712,553 749,288 643,910 651,992 7,339 7,435 85,110 87,766 0 0
Other Gas Utility Scale Facilities 10,385 10,819 -4.0% 12 46 2,947 2,782 0 0 7,427 7,992 0 0
Nuclear Utility Scale Facilities 708,888 720,008 -1.5% 391,439 390,958 317,449 329,050 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hydroelectric Conventional Utility Scale Facilities 234,646 263,766 -11.0% 216,424 244,863 17,165 17,787 187 198 870 918 0 0
Renewable Sources Excluding Hydroelectric Utility Scale Facilities 512,665 454,526 12.8% 78,546 63,274 406,608 364,050 3,135 3,095 24,375 24,107 0 0
... Wind Utility Scale Facilities 339,032 305,927 10.8% 61,052 50,161 276,974 255,113 154 156 852 498 0 0
... Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Utility Scale Facilities 108,041 84,107 28.5% 13,078 9,235 94,217 74,219 613 557 134 97 0 0
... Wood and Wood-Derived Fuels Utility Scale Facilities 34,076 33,061 3.1% 2,416 1,904 8,858 8,303 136 81 22,667 22,773 0 0
... Other Biomass Utility Scale Facilities 16,732 16,943 -1.2% 1,101 1,146 13,121 13,162 1,787 1,895 723 740 0 0
... Geothermal Utility Scale Facilities 14,784 14,487 2.0% 900 829 13,439 13,253 445 405 0 0 0 0
Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Utility Scale Facilities -4,667 -4,954 -5.8% -3,650 -4,039 -1,016 -915 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Energy Sources Utility Scale Facilities 11,851 11,687 1.4% 418 560 6,154 6,354 NM 946 4,006 3,828 0 0
All Energy Sources Utility Scale Facilities 3,779,036 3,662,789 3.2% 2,040,080 1,981,542 1,598,922 1,538,844 12,311 11,977 127,723 130,427 0 0
                             
Estimated Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Small Scale Facilities 46,014 39,033 17.9% 0 0 0 0 14,219 12,086 3,620 3,281 28,175 23,667
Estimated Total Solar Photovoltaic All Facilities 151,224 120,099 25.9% 13,050 9,206 91,413 71,206 14,832 12,643 3,754 3,377 28,175 23,667
Estimated Total Solar All Facilities 154,056 123,141 25.1% 13,078 9,235 94,217 74,219 14,832 12,643 3,754 3,377 28,175 23,667
Consumption of Fossil Fuels for Electricity Generation
Coal (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 466,340 391,892 19.0% 347,783 293,729 116,727 96,445 85 64 1,744 1,653 0 0
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) Utility Scale Facilities 19,002 16,300 16.6% 14,436 12,688 3,907 3,020 242 217 417 375 0 0
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 2,715 2,780 -2.3% 2,145 2,033 445 602 1 1 124 145 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) Utility Scale Facilities 10,630,330 11,006,043 -3.4% 5,415,354 5,717,586 4,631,678 4,677,973 45,436 47,445 537,862 563,038 0 0
Consumption of Fossil Fuels for Useful Thermal Output
Coal (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 10,423 9,409 10.8% 1,922 1,474 643 641 415 356 7,444 6,939 0 0
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) Utility Scale Facilities 1,992 1,552 28.3% 70 53 252 153 326 242 1,344 1,104 0 0
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 783 704 11.2% 16 15 166 113 4 3 597 572 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) Utility Scale Facilities 1,090,029 1,182,602 -7.8% 43,069 42,508 286,922 298,945 69,774 71,918 690,264 769,232 0 0
Consumption of Fossil Fuels for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output
Coal (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 476,763 401,300 18.8% 349,705 295,203 117,370 97,085 500 420 9,188 8,592 0 0
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) Utility Scale Facilities 20,994 17,852 17.6% 14,506 12,741 4,159 3,173 568 459 1,761 1,478 0 0
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) Utility Scale Facilities 3,497 3,484 0.4% 2,161 2,048 610 715 5 4 721 717 0 0
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) Utility Scale Facilities 11,720,358 12,188,645 -3.8% 5,458,422 5,760,094 4,918,600 4,976,918 115,210 119,363 1,228,125 1,332,270 0 0

 
 

Sales, Revenue, and Average Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers for January through November
  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 November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD Percentage Change November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD Percentage Change November 2021 YTD November 2020 YTD Percentage Change
Residential 1,358,036 1,334,844 1.7% 186,407 176,085 5.9% 13.73 13.19 4.1%
Commercial 1,218,125 1,181,983 3.1% 137,591 125,396 9.7% 11.30 10.61 6.5%
Industrial 905,181 879,590 2.9% 65,885 58,858 11.9% 7.28 6.69 8.8%
Transportation 5,805 5,926 -2.0% 593 587 0.9% 10.21 9.91 3.0%
All Sectors 3,487,147 3,402,344 2.5% 390,476 360,926 8.2% 11.20 10.61 5.6%

YTD = Year to Date
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 for 2021 are preliminary. Values for 2020 are final. 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.'