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U.S. Energy Information Administration
Industrie: Energy
Number of terms: 18449
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The average revenue per kilowatthour of electricity sold by sector (residential, commercial, industrial, or other) and geographic area (State, Census division, and national) is calculated by dividing the total monthly revenue by the corresponding total monthly sales for each sector and geographic area.
Industry:Energy
The rate, usually expressed in cubic feet per second, at which water passes a given point in a stream over a set period of time.
Industry:Energy
A ratio estimate defined as total gallons of fuel consumed by all vehicles divided by (1) the total number of vehicles (for average fuel consumption per vehicle) or (2) the total number of households (for average fuel consumption per household).
Industry:Energy
A ratio estimate defined as total miles traveled by all vehicles, divided by: (1) the total number of vehicles (for average miles traveled per vehicle) or (2) the total number of households (for average miles traveled per household).
Industry:Energy
The amount and distribution of precipitation within a drainage basin and the run off conditions present as determined by reviewing the area water supply records over a long period of time.
Industry:Energy
A complex mixture of relatively volatile hydrocarbons with or without small quantities of additives, blended to form a fuel suitable for use in aviation reciprocating engines. Fuel specifications are provided in ASTM Specification D 910 and Military Specification MIL-G-5572. Note: Data on blending components are not counted in data on finished aviation gasoline.
Industry:Energy
In a central heat pump system, the fuel used in the furnace that takes over the space heating when the outdoor temperature drops below that which is feasible to operate a heat pump.
Industry:Energy
A generator that is used only for test purposes, or in the event of an emergency, such as a shortage of power needed to meet customer load requirements.
Industry:Energy
Electric energy supplied by a utility to replace power and energy lost during an unscheduled equipment outage.
Industry:Energy
The responsible entity that integrates resource plans ahead of time, maintains load-interchange-generation balance within a Balancing Authority Area, and supports Interconnection frequency in real time.
Industry:Energy