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

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Louisiana Electricity Profile 2015

Table 1. 2015 Summary statistics (Louisiana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 26,235 15
Electric utilities 17,748 16
IPP & CHP 8,488 12
Net generation (megawatthours) 107,812,354 14
Electric utilities 65,729,889 16
IPP & CHP 42,082,465 9
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 76,462 12
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 77,745 7
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 56,299 13
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 21
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 14
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,149 24
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 91,676,489 14
Full service provider sales 91,676,489 10
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 20,810,055 2
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.65 50
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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