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    U.S. Energy Consumption by Energy Source, 1999-2006 (Quadrillion Btu)

    Energy Source 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
    Total 99.398 100.161 100.051 97.971 97.684 96.563 98.891 96.763
    Fossil Fuels 85.453 86.451 86.191 84.386 84.994 83.138 84.965 82.65
    Coal 22.452 22.795 22.466 22.321 21.904 21.914 22.58 21.623
    Coal Coke Net Imports 0.061 0.044 0.138 0.051 0.061 0.029 0.065 0.058
    Natural Gas [a] 22.19 22.583 22.931 22.897 23.558 22.861 23.916 23.01
    Petroleum [b] 39.958 40.393 40.294 38.809 38.227 38.333 38.404 37.96
    Electricity Net Imports 0.063 0.084 0.039 0.022 0.072 0.075 0.116 0.099
    Nuclear Electric Power 7.214 8.16 8.222 7.959 8.143 8.033 7.862 7.61
    Hydroelectric Pumped Storage [c] - - - -0.088 -0.088 -0.09 -0.057 -0.062
    Renewable Energy 6.922 6.444 6.261 6.15 5.893 5.465 6.145 6.587
    Conventional Hydroelectric 2.869 2.703 2.69 2.825 2.689 2.242 2.811 3.268
    Geothermal Energy 0.343 0.343 0.341 0.331 0.328 0.311 0.317 0.331
    Biomass 3.374 3.154 3.023 2.817 2.706 2.777 2.893 2.873
    Solar Energy 0.072 0.066 0.065 0.064 0.064 0.065 0.066 0.069
    Wind Energy 0.264 0.178 0.142 0.115 0.105 0.07 0.057 0.046

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    Notes:
  • a Includes supplemental gaseous fuels.
  • b Petroleum products supplied, including natural gas plant liquids and crude oil burned as fuel.
  • c Pumped storage facility production minus energy used for pumping.
  • Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.


  • Source:
  • Table 1, Renewable Energy Annual, EIA
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