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

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Kentucky Electricity Profile 2015

Table 1. 2015 Summary statistics (Kentucky)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 20,061 21
Electric utilities 19,157 15
IPP & CHP 904 45
Net generation (megawatthours) 83,543,671 19
Electric utilities 82,364,762 11
IPP & CHP 1,178,909 48
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 134,798 7
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 67,982 8
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 76,427 7
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 3.2 5
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.6 11
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2,013 3
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 76,038,630 20
Full service provider sales 76,038,630 16
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 388,445 37
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.14 45
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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