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Data for 2014  |  Release Date: March 24, 2016  |  Next Release: February 2017  

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Colorado Electricity Profile 2014

Table 1. 2014 Summary statistics (Colorado)  
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,933 29
Electric utilities 10,204 28
IPP & CHP 4,729 18
Net generation (megawatthours) 53,847,386 30
Electric utilities 43,239,615 26
IPP & CHP 10,607,771 30
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 28,453 30
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 44,349 24
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 38,474 22
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 32
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.6 14
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,572 13
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 53,396,521 27
Full service provider sales 53,396,521 22
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 83,636 46
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.06 21
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 Colorado's Electricity Profile: formats
Table 2. Ten largest plants by generation capacity, 2014
Table 3. Top five retailers of electricity, with end use sectors, 2014
Table 4. Electric power industry capability by primary energy source, 1990-2014
Table 5. Electric power industry generation by primary energy source, 1990-2014
Table 6. Electric power delivered fuel prices and quality for coal, petroleum, natural gas, 1990-2014
Table 7. Electric power industry emissions estimates, 1990-2014
Table 8. Retail sales, revenue, and average retail price by sector, 1990-2014
Table 9. Retail electricity sales statistics, 2014
Table 10. Supply and disposition of electricity, 1990-2014 (megawatthours)
Table 11. Net metering, 2010-2014 (megawatthours)
Table 12. Advanced metering, 2007-2014

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