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Alabama Electricity Profile 2010 Alabama profile

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (Alabama)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   SERC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 32,417 9
Electric Utilities 23,642 7
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 8,775 12
Net Generation (megawatthours) 152,150,512 6
Electric Utilities 122,766,490 2
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 29,384,022 12
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide 218 10
Nitrogen Oxide 66 14
Carbon Dioxide 79,375 9
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 3.2 18
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.0 36
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,150 33
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 90,862,645 15
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 90,862,645 13
Direct Use (megawatthours) 5,007,573 5
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 8.89 25
MWh = Megawatthours.
kWh = Kilowatthours.
Sources: Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, "Annual Electric Generator Report." Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861, "Annual Electric Power Industry Report." Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report" and predecessor forms.

More Tables on Alabama's Electricity Profile: Formats
Table 2. Ten Largest Plants by Generation Capacity, 2010
Table 3. Top Five Retailers of Electricity, with End Use Sectors, 2010
Table 4. Electric Power Industry Capability by Primary Energy Source, 1990 Through 2010
Table 5. Electric Power Industry Generation by Primary Energy Source, 1990 Through 2010
Table 6. Electric Power Delivered Fuel Prices and Quality for Coal, Petroleum, Natural Gas, 1990 Through 2010
Table 7. Electric Power Industry Emissions Estimates, 1990 Through 2010
Table 8. Retail Sales, Revenue, and Average Retail Price by Sector, 1990 Through 2010
Table 9. Retail Electricity Sales Statistics, 2010
Table 10. Supply and Disposition of Electricity, 1990 Through 2010 (Million Kilowatthours)

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