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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (South Carolina)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   SERC
Primary Energy Source   Nuclear
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 23,083 18
Electric Utilities 21,280 10
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 1,803 37
Net Generation (megawatthours) 96,755,682 16
Electric Utilities 92,821,769 8
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 3,933,913 43
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 71,280 21
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 24,538 33
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 34,238 25
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.5 28
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 46
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 778 40
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 77,780,953 19
Full Service Provider Sales 77,780,953 15
Direct Use (megawatthours) 2,307,431 14
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 9.10 27
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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