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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (Rhode Island)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   NPCC
Primary Energy Source   Natural Gas
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 1,781 49
Electric Utilities 8 50
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 1,773 38
Net Generation (megawatthours) 8,309,036 48
Electric Utilities 10,552 47
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 8,298,484 35
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 30 50
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 2,510 49
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,403 47
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 50
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 45
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 901 38
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 7,708,334 49
Full Service Provider Sales 5,015,643 49
Energy-Only Provider Sales 2,692,691 16
Direct Use (megawatthours) 57,194 46
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 12.74 10
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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