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Table ET7. Electric Power Sector Price and Expenditure Estimates, 1970-2019, California

Table ET7. Electric Power Sector Price and Expenditure Estimates, 1970-2019, California





Year



Coal


Natural
Gas a
Petroleum

Nuclear
Fuel
Biomass

Electricity
Imports c


Total
Energy d
Distillate
Fuel Oil
Petroleum
Coke
Residual
Fuel Oil

Total
Wood and
Waste b
Prices in Dollars per Million Btu
1970 0.33 0.36 0.40 0.40 0.19 0.65 0.34
1971 0.35 0.59 0.63 0.63 0.19 0.69 0.41
1972 0.38 1.69 0.79 0.80 0.19 0.72 0.49
1973 0.42 1.50 0.94 0.94 0.18 0.77 0.67
1974 0.59 2.23 2.01 2.01 0.12 0.84 1.33
1975 1.05 2.43 2.50 2.50 0.21 0.92 1.82
1976 1.56 2.59 2.34 2.34 0.28 0.98 1.98
1977 2.10 2.63 2.37 2.37 0.28 1.04 2.15
1978 2.18 2.86 2.58 2.59 0.29 1.12 2.28
1979 2.45 3.68 3.14 3.16 0.37 1.56 2.66
1980 3.53 5.84 5.03 5.06 0.49 1.74 6.94 3.99
1981 3.99 7.46 6.62 6.64 0.85 1.24 8.06 4.64
1982 5.02 6.71 6.77 6.77 0.77 1.28 9.31 5.02
1983 5.08 6.57 6.06 6.07 1.07 1.12 9.32 4.79
1984 5.09 5.95 5.97 5.97 1.11 1.28 9.08 4.35
1985 4.47 5.69 5.31 5.33 0.96 0.79 9.34 3.80
1986 2.81 4.79 3.16 3.26 0.97 0.32 9.27 2.29
1987 2.50 4.10 2.82 2.93 0.99 0.95 8.97 2.21
1988 2.83 4.03 2.66 2.67 0.90 0.87 8.84 2.34
1989 1.56 2.92 3.64 3.08 3.09 0.85 8.88 2.31
1990 1.49 3.03 4.57 0.80 4.36 4.02 0.72 8.37 2.25
1991 1.43 2.87 4.90 0.78 3.06 1.95 0.67 7.20 2.02
1992 1.30 2.72 4.57 0.75 2.18 1.33 0.55 6.60 1.91
1993 1.30 2.96 5.39 0.67 2.31 1.89 0.44 6.61 2.01
1994 1.28 2.48 2.68 0.69 2.16 1.60 0.47 2.44 6.35 1.92
1995 1.36 2.22 4.62 0.69 2.16 1.13 0.43 2.59 6.21 1.69
1996 1.49 2.68 5.08 0.64 2.16 1.18 0.44 1.54 6.37 1.77
1997 1.54 3.02 4.94 0.66 3.48 1.09 0.45 0.82 6.71 2.05
1998 1.38 2.69 2.75 0.64 6.16 0.82 0.45 0.92 7.87 1.84
1999 1.41 2.73 3.27 0.60 3.39 0.82 0.42 0.67 8.69 1.91
2000 1.36 5.81 6.19 0.43 6.16 1.72 0.45 1.48 16.78 4.21
2001 1.11 9.28 6.32 0.53 5.95 2.61 0.43 1.74 20.47 6.72
2002 1.87 3.74 5.72 0.54 5.92 0.91 0.49 2.27 8.94 2.64
2003 1.77 5.37 6.16 0.50 5.92 0.87 0.46 2.76 13.21 3.67
2004 1.94 5.88 9.25 0.50 1.06 0.47 3.20 13.84 4.21
2005 1.43 7.85 9.91 0.50 5.59 1.07 0.44 3.77 16.53 5.22
2006 1.68 6.50 13.84 0.90 7.10 1.63 0.45 4.17 17.32 4.67
2007 1.85 6.52 16.19 1.41 7.85 2.12 0.47 7.78 18.25 4.95
2008 2.19 8.00 22.58 1.56 16.68 2.75 0.48 2.66 18.28 5.79
2009 2.24 4.32 14.38 1.56 12.41 2.08 0.54 3.25 12.10 3.28
2010 2.22 4.86 18.44 2.19 16.95 2.80 0.58 3.50 13.31 3.60
2011 2.21 4.61 23.74 2.88 25.21 3.59 0.67 3.60 11.53 3.29
2012 1.89 3.59 26.89 2.13 5.75 0.73 2.89 9.51 3.22
2013 1.96 4.40 23.23 2.11 14.10 0.71 2.26 11.49 3.89
2014 2.49 5.05 19.63 1.94 12.71 0.65 2.73 13.31 4.51
2015 3.29 11.19 12.76 11.21 0.65 2.62 10.54 3.10
2016 3.06 11.43 11.43 0.65 2.54 8.74 2.88 [ R ]
2017 3.64 13.87 13.87 0.67 2.40 9.18 3.25
2018 4.49 17.24 17.24 0.68 2.22 10.74 3.68
2019 3.74 14.80 14.80 0.67 2.33 9.20 3.17
Expenditures in Million Dollars
1970 220.1 0.2 54.7 54.9 6.7 0.3 282.1
1971 204.9 0.8 134.0 134.8 7.4 0.3 347.4
1972 242.3 2.5 207.9 210.3 6.4 0.2 459.3
1973 203.2 2.7 450.4 453.2 5.1 0.2 661.6
1974 183.3 2.9 819.5 822.4 5.0 0.2 1,010.8
1975 305.2 3.4 1,230.5 1,234.0 14.4 0.2 1,553.7
1976 487.3 9.4 1,423.4 1,432.9 15.0 0.2 1,935.4
1977 797.4 30.5 1,862.7 1,893.2 24.4 0.3 2,715.3
1978 698.6 44.1 1,598.8 1,642.9 24.3 0.2 2,365.9
1979 1,148.7 65.3 1,938.5 2,003.8 35.5 0.1 3,188.1
1980 1,925.0 86.2 1,980.8 2,067.0 26.1 0.4 2.4 4,020.8
1981 2,760.0 46.4 1,872.9 1,919.2 30.2 0.3 1.2 4,710.9
1982 2,823.6 12.2 673.6 685.9 31.6 0.2 0.2 3,541.5
1983 2,474.0 8.8 417.2 426.0 65.3 0.1 1.1 2,966.4
1984 3,060.6 9.1 168.0 177.1 170.4 (s) 4.1 3,412.2
1985 3,130.1 10.2 154.2 164.4 200.4 (s) 133.8 3,628.8
1986 1,304.4 9.7 106.1 115.8 268.1 0.1 123.2 1,811.6
1987 1,670.1 8.4 58.9 67.3 312.6 0.2 239.7 2,290.0
1988 1,621.7 3.9 208.3 212.2 293.1 0.1 224.1 2,351.2
1989 13.2 1,975.1 7.1 291.5 298.6 292.0 145.1 2,724.0
1990 28.1 1,966.9 7.0 3.9 196.4 207.4 249.6 146.9 2,599.0
1991 36.4 1,854.8 4.0 5.9 18.0 27.9 221.5 77.5 2,218.1
1992 34.6 2,143.5 3.8 6.7 6.6 17.1 203.7 47.2 2,446.1
1993 36.1 2,057.0 3.9 6.1 46.8 56.7 145.3 45.4 2,340.5
1994 34.1 2,073.8 1.8 8.1 38.7 48.7 164.1 200.2 46.8 2,567.7
1995 31.8 1,378.2 2.9 10.9 10.0 23.7 135.1 162.0 41.7 1,772.5
1996 29.7 1,442.9 4.3 11.2 13.3 28.8 157.3 95.5 32.8 1,787.1
1997 27.8 1,837.2 8.2 10.9 1.0 20.0 145.2 50.4 38.3 2,118.8
1998 27.8 1,783.7 4.7 13.2 0.4 18.3 164.8 59.2 36.3 2,090.2
1999 31.1 2,014.5 5.3 11.0 (s) 16.3 146.2 46.8 43.0 2,298.0
2000 30.1 5,295.7 32.4 8.6 3.3 44.4 164.9 103.0 315.4 5,953.3
2001 23.4 9,276.8 50.4 10.3 18.4 79.1 150.3 105.8 238.9 9,874.4
2002 42.8 2,775.7 7.5 10.9 1.5 19.8 175.5 184.1 63.1 3,261.0
2003 38.5 3,879.4 9.1 10.9 0.4 20.5 172.1 200.5 187.0 4,497.9
2004 43.7 4,661.6 12.5 9.9 22.5 148.8 230.1 61.0 5,167.7
2005 29.6 5,568.5 13.9 11.0 0.1 25.1 167.2 275.4 317.6 6,383.3
2006 36.8 5,172.3 16.2 18.3 0.7 35.2 148.5 312.6 173.5 5,878.9
2007 43.2 5,606.4 15.8 28.7 0.9 45.3 176.8 555.7 360.9 6,788.4
2008 51.7 7,060.2 22.8 27.3 0.9 51.1 161.8 198.7 334.9 7,858.4
2009 47.2 3,591.6 9.6 26.2 0.7 36.5 179.7 251.5 125.8 4,232.4
2010 48.3 3,673.1 8.0 27.0 0.9 36.0 196.7 276.5 157.7 4,388.3
2011 43.5 2,904.0 8.7 30.4 0.2 39.3 256.0 248.2 246.6 3,737.7
2012 24.9 3,147.7 9.5 4.4 13.9 140.9 217.2 288.1 3,832.6
2013 12.1 3,740.5 8.3 0.6 8.9 133.1 167.7 431.5 4,493.8
2014 17.1 4,340.5 7.4 0.5 7.9 115.2 213.8 561.7 5,256.3
2015 2,740.2 4.3 (s) 4.4 126.7 198.4 495.7 3,565.3
2016 2,104.6 4.3 4.3 127.9 167.1 505.8 [ R ] 2,909.7 [ R ]
2017 2,259.7 5.4 5.4 124.9 155.7 460.7 3,006.5
2018 2,852.1 [ R ] 6.5 6.5 129.1 145.6 232.0 3,365.4 [ R ]
2019 2,199.5 5.8 5.8 113.6 155.8 209.5 2,684.2
aIncludes supplemental gaseous fuels that are commingled with natural gas. Where shown, R = Revised data, — = No consumption, and (s) = Value less than 0.05 million dollars.
bWood, wood-derived fuels, and biomass waste. Prior to 2001, includes non-biomass waste. Notes: Expenditure totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding. · The electric power
sector consists of electricity-only and combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plants within the NAICS 22 category whose
primary business is to sell electricity, or electricity and heat, to the public. · Through 1988, data are for electric utilities
only. Beginning in 1989, data include independent power producers.
cElectricity imported from Canada and Mexico. Web Page: All data are available at https://www.eia.gov/state/seds/seds-data-complete.php.
dThere are no direct fuel costs for hydroelectric, geothermal, solar, or wind energy. Sources: Data sources, estimation procedures, and assumptions are described in the Technical Notes.