TITLE

Section 10. Renewable Energy

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Monthly Energy Review;Sep2005, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the renewable energy sector of the U.S. The nation consumed 6.1 quadrillion Btu of renewable energy in 2004, accounting for 6.1 percent of total energy consumption during the year. At 2.7 quadrillion Btu, conventional hydroelectric power was the largest component of the renewable energy total, measuring 45 percent of the total. Wood was the next largest component at 2.0 quadrillion Btu and 33 percent of the total. In 2004, the electric power sector consumed 3.6 quadrillion Btu of renewable energy resources, 59 percent of all renewable energy consumed. The industrial sector was the largest end-use consumer of renewable energy in 2004.
ACCESSION #
18561856

 

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