Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1919-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1936-1957. Data Exclude Production By Railroads, Electric Railways, And Some Industrial Plants Supplying Energy For Their Own Utilities. Data Cover Production For Public Use By Privately And Municipally Owned Utilities, Federal And State Projects, Cooperative Power Districts, And Publicly Owned Non-Central Stations Generating Power For Street Lighting Or Water Pumping. Source: Data For 1936-1944: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Survey Of Current Business, February 1947, P. 32; 1947 Annual Supplement. Data For 1945-1957: Federal Power Commission, Production Of Electric Energy, 1952 Annual Issue And Following Monthly Issues.
This NBER data series m01128a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 1 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter01.html.
NBER Indicator: m01128a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Electric Power Production for United States [M0128AUSM247NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0128AUSM247NNBR/, July 3, 2015.