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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (Montana)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   MRO/WECC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 6,317 41
Electric Utilities 2,570 38
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 3,747 28
Net Generation (megawatthours) 27,804,784 41
Electric Utilities 8,486,142 38
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 19,318,641 20
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 16,510 35
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 17,669 37
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 16,024 36
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 32
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 25
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,268 23
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 13,863,383 42
Full Service Provider Sales 11,167,951 42
Energy-Only Provider Sales 2,695,432 15
Direct Use (megawatthours 9,553 48
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 8.25 39

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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