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

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Colorado Electricity Profile 2013

Table 1. 2013 Summary statistics (Colorado)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,769 30
Electric utilities 10,238 28
IPP & CHP 4,531 20
Net generation (megawatthours) 52,937,436 28
Electric utilities 42,508,826 25
IPP & CHP 10,428,610 29
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 40,012 27
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 49,623 21
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 39,387 20
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.5 27
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.9 11
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,637 11
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 53,441,649 27
Full service provider sales 53,441,649 22
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 89,054 45
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.88 20
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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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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