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

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Iowa Electricity Profile 2015

Table 1. 2015 Summary statistics (Iowa)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 16,854 23
Electric utilities 12,990 20
IPP & CHP 3,864 26
Net generation (megawatthours) 56,658,918 28
Electric utilities 41,812,662 24
IPP & CHP 14,846,256 26
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 47,955 20
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 33,754 25
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 35,043 22
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.7 18
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 19
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,361 16
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 47,147,293 30
Full service provider sales 47,147,293 25
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,432,855 12
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.35 43
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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