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

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Rhode Island Electricity Profile 2015

Table 1. 2015 Summary statistics (Rhode Island)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 1,849 49
Electric utilities 8 49
IPP & CHP 1,841 38
Net generation (megawatthours) 6,939,019 48
Electric utilities 11,539 48
IPP & CHP 6,927,480 36
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 112 49
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 1,044 49
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,874 47
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 49
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 50
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 911 36
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 7,664,718 49
Full service provider sales 4,560,273 50
Energy-only provider sales 3,104,445 15
Direct use (megawatthours) 35,320 49
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 17.01 4
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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