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