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Data for 2013  |  Release Date: July 8, 2015  |  Next Release: October 2015  

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California Electricity Profile 2013

Table 1. 2013 Summary statistics (California)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
Primary energy source Natural Gas  
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 73,772 2
Electric utilities 28,165 4
IPP & CHP 45,607 2
Net generation (megawatthours) 200,077,115 5
Electric utilities 78,407,643 14
IPP & CHP 121,669,472 4
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 2,109 48
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 96,842 5
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 57,323 13
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 49
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.0 33
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 630 42
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 261,524,911 2
Full service provider sales 235,972,729 2
Energy-only provider sales 25,552,182 7
Direct use (megawatthours) 12,077,629 3
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 14.29 8
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.

More Tables on California's Electricity Profile: Formats
Table 2. Ten largest plants by generation capacity, 2013
Table 3. Top five retailers of electricity, with end use sectors, 2013
Table 4. Electric power industry capability by primary energy source, 1990-2013
Table 5. Electric power industry generation by primary energy source, 1990-2013
Table 6. Electric power delivered fuel prices and quality for coal, petroleum, natural gas, 1990-2013
Table 7. Electric power industry emissions estimates, 1990-2013
Table 8. Retail sales, revenue, and average retail price by sector, 1990-2013
Table 9. Retail electricity sales statistics, 2013
Table 10. Supply and disposition of electricity, 1990-2013 (megawatthours)
Table 11. Net metering, 2010-2013 (megawatthours)
Table 12. Advanced metering, 2007-2013

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