Renewable Electric Utility Net Generation 1993-1999

Renewable Electric Utility Net Generation (Thousand Kilowatthours)
Year Hydro-electric Geothermal Solar / PV Wind MSW Landfill Gas Wood and Wood Waste Other Waste1 Total
1999 620,073 - - - - - - 620,073
1998 1,210,984 - - - - - - 1,210,984
1997 939,569 - - - - - - 939,569
1996 1,339,167 - - - - - - 1,339,167
1995 917,654 - 3 - - - - 917,657
1994 1,070,830 - 11 - - - - 1,070,841
1993 1,247,208 - 8 - - - - 1,247,216
Renewable Nonutility Gross Generation (Thousand Kilowatthours)
Year Hydro-electric Geothermal Solar / PV Wind MSW Landfill Gas Wood and Wood Waste Other Waste1 Total
1999 61,613 - - - 1,107,461 1,678,127 6,317 2,853,519
1998 73,042 - - - 1,127,137 1,605,984 6,809 2,812,972
1997 W - - - 1,105,401 1,563,165 W 2,802,440
1996 W - - - 993,800 1,473,899 W 2,573,678
1995 W - - - 738,604 1,535,635 W 2,356,736
1994 W - - - 695,738 1,462,429 W 2,239,204
1993 W - - - 453,544 1,357,766 W 1,883,404
Renewable Electric Power Industry2 Generation (Thousand Kilowatthours)
Year Hydro-electric Geothermal Solar / PV Wind MSW Landfill Gas Wood and Wood Waste Other Waste1 Total
1999 681,686 - - - 1,107,461 1,678,127 6,317 3,473,592
1998 1,284 - - - 1,127,137 1,605,984 6,809 4,023,956
1997 W - - - 1,105,401 1,563,165 W 3,742,009
1996 W - - - 993,800 1,473,899 W 3,912,845
1995 W - 3 - 738,604 1,535,635 W 3,274,393
1994 W - 11 - 695,738 1,462,429 W 3,310,045
1993 W - 8 - 453,544 1,357,766 W 3,130,620

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Notes:
  • W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of proprietary company data.
  • 1 Agricultural waste, straw, tires, fish oils, paper pellets, tall oil, sludge waste, digester gas, methane, and waste alcohol.
  • 2 Electric power industry generation is defined as the sum of electric utility net generation and nonutility gross generation.


  • Source:
  • Renewable Energy Annual 1999 with Preliminary Data for 1998, EIA