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    National Renewable Energy Consumption by Energy Use Sector and Energy Source, 1999-2006 (Quadrillion Btu)

    Sector and Source 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
    Total 6.922 6.444 6.261 6.15 5.893 5.272 6.145 6.587
    Residential 0.495 0.527 0.483 0.471 0.449 0.439 0.503 0.486
    Biomass 0.41 0.45 0.41 0.4 0.38 0.37 0.433 0.414
    Geothermal 0.018 0.016 0.014 0.013 0.01 0.009 0.009 0.009
    Solar [a] 0.067 0.061 0.059 0.058 0.059 0.06 0.061 0.064
    Commercial 0.117 0.119 0.118 0.113 0.104 0.089 0.109 0.114
    Biomass 0.102 0.105 0.105 0.101 0.095 0.08 0.1 0.106
    Wood/Wood Waste 0.065 0.07 0.07 0.071 0.069 0.04 0.053 0.052
    MSW/Landfill Gas 0.03 0.028 0.027 0.024 0.022 0.035 0.041 0.049
    Other Biomass [b] 0.007 0.007 0.007 0.005 0.004 0.004 0.006 0.005
    Geothermal 0.014 0.014 0.012 0.011 0.009 0.008 0.008 0.007
    Conventional Hydroelectric 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001 * 0.001 0.001 0.001
    Industrial 1.999 1.884 1.861 1.731 1.723 1.63 1.828 1.843
    Biomass 1.966 1.848 1.824 1.684 1.679 1.593 1.781 1.791
    Wood/Wood Waste 1.515 1.452 1.476 1.363 1.396 1.443 1.636 1.62
    MSW/Landfill Gas 0.08 0.088 0.081 0.081 0.084 0.074 0.064 0.094
    Other Biomass [b] 0.061 0.061 0.05 0.062 0.063 0.076 0.081 0.077
    Geothermal 0.004 0.004 0.004 0.003 0.005 0.005 0.004 0.004
    Conventional Hydroelectric 0.029 0.032 0.033 0.043 0.039 0.032 0.042 0.049
    Transportation
    Alcohol Fuels [c] 0.451 0.334 0.292 0.233 0.171 0.133 0.126 0.11
    Electric Power [d] 3.827 3.568 2.503 3.601 3.445 2.982 3.579 4.034
    Biomass 0.412 0.406 0.388 0.397 0.38 0.45 0.453 0.453
    Wood/Wood Waste 0.182 0.185 0.165 0.167 0.15 0.126 0.134 0.138
    MSW/Landfill Gas 0.212 0.201 0.199 0.201 0.219 0.31 0.295 0.292
    Other Biomass [b] 0.019 0.02 0.023 0.029 0.01 0.014 0.023 0.023
    Geothermal 0.306 0.309 0.311 0.303 0.305 0.289 0.296 0.312
    Conventional Hydroelectric 2.839 2.67 2.656 2.781 2.65 2.169 2.768 3.218
    Solar 0.005 0.006 0.006 0.005 0.006 0.006 0.005 0.005
    Wind 0.264 0.178 0.142 0.115 0.105 0.068 0.057 0.046

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    Notes:
  • a Includes small amounts of distributed solar thermal and photovoltaic energy used in the commercial, industrial and electric power sectors.
  • b Agriculture byproducts/crops, sludge waste, tires, and other biomass solids, liquids and gases.
  • c Ethanol primarily derived from corn.
  • d Includes electric utilities and independent power producers.
  • * =Less than 500 billion Btu.
  • 2003 data is Preliminary.
  • Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.


  • Source:
  • Table 2, Renewable Energy Annual, EIA
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