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United States of America - Total primary energy consumption

97.52 (quadrillion Btu) in 2016

In 2016, primary energy consumption for United States of America was 97.52 quadrillion btu. Though United States of America primary energy consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1997 - 2016 period ending at 97.52 quadrillion btu in 2016.

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What is primary energy consumption?

The Energy Information Administration includes the following in U.S. Primary Energy Consumption: coal consumption; coal coke net imports; petroleum consumption (petroleum products supplied, including natural gas plant liquids and crude oil burned as fuel); dry natural gas excluding supplemental gaseous fuels consumption; nuclear electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the nuclear plants heat rate); conventional hydroelectricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fueled plants heat rate); geothermal electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the geothermal plants heat rate), and geothermal heat pump energy and geothermal direct use energy; solar thermal and photovoltaic electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fueled plants heat rate), and solar thermal direct use energy; wind electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fueled plants heat rate); wood and wood-derived fuels consumption; biomass waste consumption; fuel ethanol and biodiesel consumption; losses and co-products from the production of fuel ethanol and biodiesel; and electricity net imports (converted to Btu using the electricity heat content of 3,412 Btu per kilowatthour).

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What is United States of America primary energy consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2016 97.52 0.01 %
2015 97.52 -0.99 %
2014 98.49 1.18 %
2013 97.34 2.97 %
2012 94.53 -2.50 %
2011 96.96 -0.60 %
2010 97.54 3.68 %
2009 94.08 -4.80 %
2008 98.83 -2.12 %
2007 100.97 1.52 %
2006 99.46 -0.70 %
2005 100.17