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CHAPTER TWELVE
Biomass: Overview
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Exhibits 12-3 and 12-4

Biomass Consumption by Sector in the U.S. and Texas
(in Trillions of Btu)
Sector U.S. Consumption, 2006 Percent of U.S. Consumption Texas Consumption, 2005 Percent of Texas Consumption
Industrial Sector 1,605 55% 55 72%
Transportation Sector 448 15% 2 3%
Electric Power Sector 423 14% 3 4%
Residential Sector 390 13% 13 18%
Commercial Sector 101 3% 3 3%
Biomass Total 2,918 76

2005 is the most recent data available for Texas.

The industrial sector does not include ethanol heat on co-products from the production of fuel ethanol and biodiesel.

Sources: Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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