Primary energy consumption expenditures

What is Primary energy consumption expenditures?

Primary energy consumption expenditures meaning Expenditures for energy consumed in each of the four major end-use sectors, excluding energy in the form of electricity, plus expenditures by the electric utilities sector for energy used to generate electricity. There are no fuel-associated expenditures for associated expenditures for hydroelectric power, geothermal energy, photovoltaic and solar energy, or wind energy. Also excluded are the quantifiable consumption expenditures that are an integral part of process fuel consumption.


reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)