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Data for 2012  |  Release Date: May 1, 2014  |  Next Release: May 2015  
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Iowa Electricity Profile 2012

Table 1. 2012 Summary Statistics (Iowa)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   MRO/SERC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 16,019 26
Electric Utilities 12,179 22
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 3,840 25
Net Generation (megawatthours) 56,675,404 27
Electric Utilities 43,385,936 23
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 13,289,468 27
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 105,699 14
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 45,892 23
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 41,267 20
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 3.7 6
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.6 15
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,602 14
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 45,709,100 31
Full Service Provider Sales 45,709,100 27
Direct Use (megawatthours) 2,531,538 11
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 7.71 44
MWh = Megawatthours.
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, 2012
Table 3. Top five retailers of electricity, with end use sectors, 2012
Table 4. Electric power industry capability by primary energy source, 1990-2012
Table 5. Electric power industry generation by primary energy source, 1990-2012
Table 6. Electric power delivered fuel prices and quality for coal, petroleum, natural gas, 1990-2012
Table 7. Electric power industry emissions estimates, 1990-2012
Table 8. Retail sales, revenue, and average retail price by sector, 1990-2012
Table 9. Retail electricity sales statistics, 2012
Table 10. Supply and disposition of electricity, 1990-2012 (million kilowatthours)

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