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Louisiana Electricity Profile 2010 Louisiana profile

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (Louisiana)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   SERC/SPP
Primary Energy Source   Gas
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 26,744 14
Electric Utilities 16,471 17
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 10,272 10
Net Generation (megawatthours) 102,884,940 16
Electric Utilities 51,680,682 19
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 51,204,258 8
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide 126 15
Nitrogen Oxide 75 11
Carbon Dioxide 58,706 14
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.7 21
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.6 21
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,258 27
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 85,079,692 18
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 85,079,692 16
Direct Use (megawatthours) 20,489,652 2
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 7.80 37

MWh = Megawatthours.
kWh = Kilowatthours.
Sources: Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, "Annual Electric Generator Report." Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861, "Annual Electric Power Industry Report." Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report" and predecessor forms.


More Tables on Louisiana's Electricity Profile: Formats
Table 2. Ten Largest Plants by Generation Capacity, 2010
Table 3. Top Five Retailers of Electricity, with End Use Sectors, 2010
Table 4. Electric Power Industry Capability by Primary Energy Source, 1990 Through 2010
Table 5. Electric Power Industry Generation by Primary Energy Source, 1990 Through 2010
Table 6. Electric Power Delivered Fuel Prices and Quality for Coal, Petroleum, Natural Gas, 1990 Through 2010
Table 7. Electric Power Industry Emissions Estimates, 1990 Through 2010
Table 8. Retail Sales, Revenue, and Average Retail Price by Sector, 1990 Through 2010
Table 9. Retail Electricity Sales Statistics, 2010
Table 10. Supply and Disposition of Electricity, 1990 Through 2010 (Million Kilowatthours)

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