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U.S. Government Energy Consumption by Agency and Source (Metric)

Dataset Excel: 

1 Trillion BTU=1.055056 Petajoules

Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

These data include energy consumed at foreign installations and in foreign operations, including aviation and ocean bunkering, primarily by the U.S. Department of Defense. U.S. government energy use for electricity generation and uranium enrichment is excluded. Other energy used by U.S. agencies that produce electricity or enriched uranium is included. The U.S. government's fiscal year runs from October 1 through September 30. 

This table uses a conversion factor for electricity of 3,600,000 joules per kilowatt-hour, and a conversion factor for purchased steam of 2,326 kilojoules per kilogram.


FY = fiscal year;
GSA = General Services Administration;
NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration;
P = preliminary;
R = revised;
Z = value too small to report.

a Includes National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of State, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, Panama Canal Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Personnel Management, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,  U.S. Department of the Treasury, Railroad Retirement Board, Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and U.S. Information Agency.

c Includes liquefied petroleum gases.

d Includes purchased steam, chilled water from district heating and cooling systems, and any other energy type, such as renewable energy.


U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review, table 1.13, available at as of Feb. 14, 2013.