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Rhode Island Electricity Profile 2010 Rhode Island profile

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (Rhode Island)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   NPCC
Primary Energy Source   Gas
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 1,782 49
Electric Utilities 7 50
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 1,775 37
Net Generation (megawatthours) 7,738,719 47
Electric Utilities 10,827 47
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 7,727,892 33
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide * 50
Nitrogen Oxide 3 49
Carbon Dioxide 3,217 48
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) * 50
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 42
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 916 39
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 7,799,227 49
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 5,351,848 49
Energy-Only Provider Sales (megawatthours) 2,447,379 16
Direct Use (megawatthours) 53,446 45
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 14.08 8

MWh = Megawatthours.
kWh = Kilowatthours.
* = Value is less than half of the smallest unit of measure (e.g., for values with no decimals, the smallest unit is 1 and values under 0.5 are shown as *).
Sources: Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, "Annual Electric Generator Report." Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861, "Annual Electric Power Industry Report." Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report" and predecessor forms.


More Tables on Rhode Island's Electricity Profile: Formats
Table 2. Ten Largest Plants by Generation Capacity, 2010
Table 3. Top Five Retailers of Electricity, with End Use Sectors, 2010
Table 4. Electric Power Industry Capability by Primary Energy Source, 1990 Through 2010
Table 5. Electric Power Industry Generation by Primary Energy Source, 1990 Through 2010
Table 6. Electric Power Delivered Fuel Prices and Quality for Coal, Petroleum, Natural Gas, 1990 Through 2010
Table 7. Electric Power Industry Emissions Estimates, 1990 Through 2010
Table 8. Retail Sales, Revenue, and Average Retail Price by Sector, 1990 Through 2010
Table 9. Retail Electricity Sales Statistics, 2010
Table 10. Supply and Disposition of Electricity, 1990 Through 2010 (Million Kilowatthours)

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