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This dataset consists of a table of 66 rows and 12 columns.
31.98 represents 31,980,000,000,000,000 Btu. Btu=British thermal unit. For residential and commercial, industrial, and transportation, represents consumption of fossil fuels only. For definition of Btu, see source and text, this section. See Appendix III
- Commercial sector fuel use, including that at commercial combined-heat-and-power
(CHP) and commercial electricity-only plants.
- Industrial sector fuel use, including that at industrial combined-heat-and-power (CHP)
and industrial electricity-only plants.
- A balancing item. The sum of primary consumption in the five energy-use sectors equals the sum of
total consumption in the four end-use sectors. However, total energy consumption does not equal the sum
of the sectoral components due to: 1) for 1949 forward, the use of sector-specific conversion factors for
natural gas and coal; 2) for 1989 forward, the undercounting of coal consumption at “Other Power
Producers” in the energy-use sectors; and 3) for 1999 and 2000, the double-counting of
fossil-fuel consumption at nonutilities in both the electric power sector and the end-use sectors.
Primary consumption includes coal, natural gas, petroleum, nuclear electric power,
hydroelectric power, wood, waste, alcohol fuels, geothermal, solar, wind, net imports of coal coke, and net
imports of electricity. Total consumption includes primary consumption, electricity end-use, and electrical
system energy losses. Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.
Public Domain (Government Work)
This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.