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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (Minnesota)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   MRO
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 15,447 28
Electric Utilities 11,685 23
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 3,762 27
Net Generation (megawatthours) 52,193,624 30
Electric Utilities 42,338,049 24
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 9,855,576 32
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 36,629 28
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 39,509 27
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 28,494 31
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 29
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.5 20
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,201 26
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 67,988,535 23
Full Service Provider Sales 67,988,535 20
Direct Use (megawatthours) 1,024,472 26
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 8.86 30

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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