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Table 11.5a Emissions From Energy Consumption for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output: Total (All Sectors), 1989-2010 (Sum of Tables 11.5b and 11.5c; Thousand Metric Tons of Gas)
Table 11.5a  Emissions From Energy Consumption for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output:
                      Total (All Sectors), 1989-2010  (Sum of Tables 11.5b and 11.5c; Thousand Metric Tons of Gas)




Year
Carbon Dioxide 1 Sulfur Dioxide Nitrogen Oxides


Coal 2

Natural
Gas 3


Petroleum 4

Geo-
thermal 5
Non-
Biomass
Waste 6


Total


Coal 2

Natural
Gas 3


Petroleum 4


Other 7


Total


Coal 2

Natural
Gas 3


Petroleum 4


Other 7


Total
1989 1,573,566 218,384 145,399 363 5,590 1,943,302 14,469 1 984 39 15,493 7,281 495 269 93 8,136
1990 1,592,395 233,852 119,580 384 7,488 1,953,699 14,281 1 937 243 15,462 7,119 513 208 122 7,961
1991 1,592,186 238,084 111,351 398 8,447 1,950,466 14,240 1 856 246 15,342 7,109 498 193 113 7,913
1992 1,617,034 248,149 96,638 400 10,053 1,972,275 14,060 1 704 264 15,030 6,975 477 158 119 7,728
1993 1,687,623 250,411 108,164 415 10,439 2,057,053 13,843 1 851 271 14,966 7,225 475 173 124 7,997
1994 1,697,416 276,308 102,844 384 11,186 2,088,138 13,398 1 794 279 14,472 7,005 513 159 124 7,801
1995 1,720,062 298,601 77,032 329 11,982 2,108,006 11,188 2 826 298 12,314 5,136 653 332 234 6,355
1996 1,812,022 277,856 84,024 360 12,718 2,186,980 11,811 1 876 304 12,991 5,307 577 352 238 6,474
1997 1,858,944 293,139 93,497 374 13,368 2,259,322 12,211 1 965 303 13,480 5,322 619 326 233 6,500
1998 1,887,335 327,456 123,542 375 12,891 2,351,600 12,012 1 1,162 289 13,464 5,123 700 395 241 6,459
1999 1,894,211 343,090 115,677 381 12,943 2,366,302 11,453 1 1,101 288 12,843 4,687 632 391 245 5,955
2000 1,986,100 363,526 108,407 362 12,440 2,470,834 R 10,669 1 933 300 R 11,904 4,370 614 404 250 5,638
2001 1,920,901 367,146 117,196 353 13,010 2,418,607 9,905 2 1,002 265 11,174 4,096 631 294 268 5,290
2002 1,938,613 378,950 91,110 372 14,918 2,423,963 9,786 2 773 321 10,881 4,057 625 225 287 5,194
2003 1,973,597 345,119 112,065 371 13,943 2,445,094 9,688 2 717 239 10,646 3,607 453 240 232 4,532
2004 1,989,580 367,112 115,726 381 14,183 2,486,982 9,437 2 633 237 10,309 3,286 416 225 217 4,143
2005 2,028,614 383,461 117,086 377 14,299 2,543,838 9,499 2 587 251 10,340 3,135 383 221 222 3,961
2006 2,001,085 404,278 67,988 374 15,193 2,488,918 8,867 2 427 227 9,524 2,996 399 164 240 3,799
2007 2,029,804 434,536 67,769 376 14,548 2,547,032 8,389 3 422 227 9,042 2,870 382 157 242 3,650
2008 2,001,806 419,599 47,855 381 14,370 2,484,012 7,351 3 250 225 7,830 2,680 351 75 225 3,330
2009 1,781,278 432,206 41,474 386 14,163 2,269,508 5,535 2 210 223 5,970 1,769 336 66 225 2,395
2010 1,873,813 461,723 38,793 391 13,875 2,388,596 4,961 3 217 219 5,400 1,843 349 63 236 2,491
1Metric tons of carbon dioxide can be converted to metric tons of carbon equivalent by multiplying by
12/44.
7Blast furnace gas, propane gas, and other manufactured and waste gases derived from fossil fuels;
wood and wood-derived fuels; municipal solid waste, landfill gas, sludge waste, tires, agricultural
byproducts, and other biomass; and chemicals, hydrogen, pitch, sulfur, and tar coal.
2Anthracite, bituminous coal, subbituminous coal, lignite, waste coal, and synthetic coal. R=Revised.  
3Natural gas, plus a small amount of supplemental gaseous fuels. Notes:    Data are for emissions from energy consumption for electricity generation and useful thermal
output.    See "Useful Thermal Output" in Glossary.    Totals may not equal sum of components due to
independent rounding.
4Distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, petroleum coke, jet fuel, kerosene, other petroleum, and waste oil. Web Page:  For related information, see http://www.eia.gov/electricity/.
5Carbon dioxide in geothermal steam. Sources:  Tables 11.5b and 11.5c.
6Municipal solid waste from non-biogenic sources, and tire-derived fuel.  
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