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    U.S. Electricity Net Generation From Renewable Energy by Energy Use Sector and Energy Source, 1999-2006 (Thousand Kilowatthours)

    Sector/Source 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
    Total 385,669,799 357,533,995 351,020,906 355,293,117 343,438,006 294,946,110 356,478,569 398,959,030
    Biomass 54,758,512 54,160,152 53,073,730 53,341,090 53,708,755 56,964,468 60,726,180 59,612,909
    Wood/Wood Waste 38,648,859 38,681,147 37,576,421 37,529,097 38,665,038 35,199,916 37,594,866 37,040,734
    MSW/Landfill Gas 14,153,731 13,469,976 13,281,646 13,383,516 13,397,681 19,931,044 20,304,943 20,072,515
    Other Biomass [a] 1,955,921 2,009,029 2,215,664 2,428,477 1,646,034 1,833,508 2,826,371 2,499,660
    Geothermal 14,568,029 14,691,745 14,810,974 14,424,231 14,491,310 13,740,503 14,093,158 14,827,013
    Conventional Hydroelectric 289,246,416 270,321,255 268,417,306 275,806,328 264,328,831 216,961,046 275,572,597 319,536,028
    Solar 507,706 550,294 575,155 534,001 554,831 542,755 493,375 495,082
    Wind 26,589,137 17,810,549 14,143,741 11,187,467 10,354,279 6,737,337 5,593,261 4,487,998
    Commercial 1,688,360 1,752,519 1,645,981 1,374,208 1,078,019 1,548,109 2,111,620 2,527,117
    Biomass 1,594,915 1,666,483 1,541,015 1,301,964 1,065,222 1,481,627 2,011,871 2,412,455
    Wood/Wood Waste 20,600 15,998 13,644 13,049 12,505 17,626 26,958 19,671
    MSW/Landfill Gas 1,128,316 1,164,415 1,117,841 868,722 753,758 1,181,827 1,601,152 2,041,933
    Other Biomass [a] 445,999 486,070 409,530 420,192 298,957 282,174 383,761 350,851
    Conventional Hydroelectric 93,446 86,037 104,966 72,245 12,797 66,482 99,749 114,663
    Industrial 31,796,137 32,082,295 31,923,526 32,926,240 34,313,831 30,848,324 33,626,303 33,505,006
    Biomass 28,897,089 28,886,854 28,675,032 28,703,816 30,489,184 27,703,056 29,491,148 28,746,698
    Wood/Wood Waste 28,296,111 28,097,529 27,835,477 27,835,477 29,643,205 26,888,490 28,651,835 28,060,358
    MSW/Landfill Gas 62,474 150,545 151,347 132,015 144,425 237,273 30,858 20,516
    Other Biomass [a] 538,504 638,781 688,209 583,431 701,554 577,292 808,456 665,824
    Conventional Hydroelectric 2,899,048 3,195,441 3,248,494 4,222,424 3,824,647 3,145,268 4,135,155 4,758,307
    Electric Power [b] 352,185,302 323,699,182 317,451,398 320,992,669 308,046,156 262,549,676 320,740,647 362,926,907
    Biomass 24,266,508 23,606,816 22,857,682 23,335,310 22,154,349 27,779,786 29,223,160 28,453,756
    Wood/Wood Waste 10,332,148 10,567,621 9,727,300 9,527,677 9,009,328 8,293,800 8,916,073 8,960,705
    MSW/Landfill Gas 12,962,940 12,155,016 12,012,456 12,382,778 12,499,497 18,511,944 18,672,933 18,010,065
    Other Biomass [a] 971,419 884,178 1,117,925 1,424,854 645,523 974,042 1,634,155 1,482,985
    Geothermal 14,568,029 14,691,745 14,810,974 14,424,231 14,491,310 13,740,503 14,093,158 14,827,013
    Conventional Hydroelectric 286,253,922 267,039,777 265,063,846 271,511,659 260,491,387 213,749,295 271,337,693 314,663,058
    Solar 507,706 550,294 575,155 534,001 554,831 542,755 493,375 495,082
    Wind 26,589,137 17,810,549 14,143,741 11,187,467 10,354,279 6,737,337 5,593,261 4,487,998

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    Notes:
  • a Agriculture byproducts/crops, sludge waste, tires, and other biomass solids, liquids and gases.
  • b Includes electric utilities and independent power producers.
  • 2003 data is Preliminary.
  • Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.


  • Source:
  • Table 1.11, EIA Annual.
  • Table 4, Renewable Energy Annual, EIA
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