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