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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (Massachusetts)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   NPCC
Primary Energy Source   Natural gas
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 14,321 31
Electric Utilities 991 42
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 13,330 7
Net Generation (megawatthours) 36,198,121 36
Electric Utilities 591,343 44
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 35,606,778 12
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 16,417 36
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 15,294 38
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 14,346 38
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 35
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 35
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 872 39
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 55,313,324 26
Full Service Provider Sales 29,844,773 34
Energy-Only Provider Sales 25,468,551 7
Direct Use (megawatthours) 1,741,130 20
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 13.79 7

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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