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Data for 2015  |  Release Date: January 17, 2017  |  Next Release: December 2017  

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Pennsylvania Electricity Profile 2015

Table 1. 2015 Summary statistics (Pennsylvania)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 42,344 5
Electric utilities 39 48
IPP & CHP 42,306 3
Net generation (megawatthours) 214,572,291 3
Electric utilities 67,115 44
IPP & CHP 214,505,176 2
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 221,266 3
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 114,239 2
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 90,973 3
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.1 11
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 24
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 933 32
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 146,344,028 6
Full service provider sales 48,044,466 24
Energy-only provider sales 98,299,562 1
Direct use (megawatthours) 4,327,783 8
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.31 19
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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