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North Carolina Electricity Profile 2010 North Carolina profile

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (North Carolina)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   SERC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 27,674 12
Electric Utilities 25,553 6
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 2,121 34
Net Generation (megawatthours) 128,678,483 10
Electric Utilities 121,251,138 3
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 7,427,345 34
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide 131 14
Nitrogen Oxide 57 16
Carbon Dioxide 73,241 13
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.2 31
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.0 34
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,255 28
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 136,414,947 9
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 136,414,947 5
Direct Use (megawatthours) 2,368,925 13
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 8.67 28

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 North Carolina'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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