Table 5-13 Estimated Alternative and Replacement Fuels Consumption: 1995, 2000, 2007–2010

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Thousand gasoline-equivalent gallons

  1995 2000 2007 2008 2009 2010
Alternative Fuel            
Liquefied petroleum gas 223,178 213,012 152,360 147,784 129,631 126,354
Compressed natural gas 35,865 88,478 178,565 189,358 199,513 210,007
Liquefied natural gas 2,821 7,423 24,594 25,554 25,652 26,072
E85a 195 12,388 54,091 62,464 71,213 90,323
Electricityb 663 3,058 5,037 5,050 4,956 4,847
Hydrogen 0 0 66 117 140 152
Biodiesel NA 6,828 367,764 324,329 325,102 235,188
Otherc 5,398 627 64 2 2 0
Subtotal NA 331,814 782,479 754,658 756,209 692,943
Replacment Fuel            
MTBEd 2,693,407 3,298,803 0 0 0 0
Ethanol in gasohole 934,615 1,114,313 4,694,304 6,442,781 7,343,133 8,527,431
Total 3,906,142 4,744,930 5,476,783 7,197,439 8,099,342 9,220,374

KEY: NA = not available.

aRemaining portion is motor gasoline. Data include motor gasoline portion of fuel.
bExcludes gasoline-electric hybrids.
cIncludes methanol, 85 percent (M85); methanol, neat (M100); ethanol, 95 percent (E95); and other fuels, such as a fuel designated by the Secretary of Energy as an alternative fuel.
dMethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether includes small amount of other ethers, primarily tert-Amyl methyl ether and ethyl tert-butyl ether.
eData do not include motor gasoline portion of the fuel.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review 2011 (September 2012) table 10.5, available at http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/pdf/sec10_15.pdf as