Table 3. Renewable Energy Consumption for Electricity Generation by Energy Source, 1990
Industrial Sector[a] Biomass 0.447 Geothermal Energy 0.146 Hydroelectric Power 0.082 Solar Energy 0.007 Wind Energy 0.024 Total 0.706 Electric Utility Sector[b] Biomass 0.021 Geothermal Energy 0.181 Conventional Hydroelectric Power 2.929 Solar and Wind Energy * Total 3.132 Imports and Exports[c] Geothermal Energy (Imports) 0.011 Conventional Hydroelectric Power (Imports) 0.168 Conventional Hydroelectric Power (Exports) 0.078 Total Net Renewable Energy Imports 0.102 Total Renewable Energy Consumption 3.940 See the next edition for updates
[a] Includes generation of electricity by cogenerators, independent power producers, and small power producers. Renewable consumption at other industrial sites not connected to the grid is also included. [b] Excludes net imports. [c] EIA estimates. * Less than 0.5 trillion Btu. Note: Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding. Sources: Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-759, "Monthly Power Plant Report," and Form EIA-867, "Annual Nonutility Power Producer Report." Natural Resources Canada, Electric Power in Canada 1993, National Energy Board of Canada, Electricity Exports and Imports (Ottawa, Canada, 1994). Fossil Energy, Form FE-781R, "Annual Report of International Electricity Export/Import Data."