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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (North Carolina)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   SERC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 30,391 11
Electric Utilities 27,265 5
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 3,125 32
Net Generation (megawatthours) 116,681,763 11
Electric Utilities 107,715,547 3
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 8,966,216 33
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 81,095 20
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 58,633 14
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 57,924 15
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 30
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.0 29
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,092 29
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 128,084,893 9
Full Service Provider Sales 128,084,893 5
Direct Use (megawatthours) 2,162,396 16
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 9.15 25
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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