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Data for 2015  |  Release Date: January 17, 2017  |  Next Release: December 2017  

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Alaska Electricity Profile 2015

Table 1. 2015 Summary statistics (Alaska)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 2,589 48
Electric utilities 2,440 39
IPP & CHP 149 50
Net generation (megawatthours) 6,284,937 49
Electric utilities 5,746,428 38
IPP & CHP 538,510 50
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 4,165 43
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 21,205 31
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,676 44
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 22
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 6.7 2
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,287 19
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 6,159,204 50
Full service provider sales 6,159,204 46
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 256,321 39
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 17.59 3
kWh = Kilowatthours.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, "Annual Electric Generator Report." U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861,"Annual Electric Power Industry Report." U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report" and predecessor forms.

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