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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (Pennsylvania)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   RFC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 45,406 4
Electric Utilities 455 44
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 44,951 2
Net Generation (megawatthours) 223,419,715 2
Electric Utilities 1,037,609 42
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 222,382,106 2
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 264,980 4
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 146,354 2
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 109,997 3
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.4 15
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 23
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,083 30
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 144,709,727 5
Full Service Provider Sales 50,598,184 24
Energy-Only Provider Sales 94,111,543 1
Direct Use (megawatthours) 3,698,506 8
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 9.91 18
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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