What is it?
Energy consumption data comes from the Energy Information Administration showing the total amount of energy that is used by sector in the U.S. economy. The data is not seasonally adjusted and is reported in trillions BTU.
In SONAR, total energy consumption is tracked at the following granularities:
COMM – Commercial
GDHS – U.S. Department of Homeland Security
GDOD – U.S. Department of Defense
GDOI – U.S. Department of Interior
GDOJ – U.S. Department of Justice
GDOT – U.S. Department of Transportation
GGSA – U.S. General Services Administration
GHHS – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
GNASA- U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
GOVT – Government
GUSDA – U.S. Department of Agriculture
GVA – U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
IDST – industrial
TRAN – transportation
USA – total
Who is interested?
Economists, energy market analysts
What does it tell me?
The total energy consumption data shows the seasonality and trends in energy use in the economy. It includes both fossil fuels and renewable energy source. The data is broken down by major sector, with additional granularity into government.