US electricity generation from wood biomass expected to rise to 106,000 MWh/day in 2013, 111,000 MWh/day in 2014, up from earlier predictions of 105,000 MWh/day in 2013 and 110,000 MWh/day in 2014: EIA

LOS ANGELES , November 14, 2013 () – U.S. electricity generation from wood biomass is expected to rise to 106,000 megawatt hours (MWh) per day in 2013 and 111,000 MWh per day in 2014, according to the November edition of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Short-Term Energy outlook, Biomass Magazine reported on Nov 13.

This is up from predictions of 105,000 MWh/day in 2013 and 110,000 MWh/day in 2014 in the October addition of the report, according to the Industry Intelligence archives.

The following sectors are expected to consume the following amounts of wood biomass energy in 2013 and 2014:

• Electrical power sector: 0.189 quadrillion British Thermal Units (Btu), 0.217 quadrillion Btu
• Industrial sector: 1.299 quadrillion Btu, 1.267 quadrillion Btu
• Commercial sector: 0.062 quadrillion Btu, 0.063 quadrillion Btu
• Residential sector: 0.42 quadrillion Btu, 0.414 quadrillion Btu

The primary source of this article is Biomass Magazine, Grand Forks, North Dakota, on Nov. 13, 2013.

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