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South Carolina Electricity Profile 2010 South Carolina profile

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (South Carolina)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   SERC
Primary Energy Source   Nuclear
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 23,982 17
Electric Utilities 22,172 9
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 1,810 35
Net Generation (megawatthours) 104,153,133 14
Electric Utilities 100,610,887 6
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 3,542,246 39
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide 106 19
Nitrogen Oxide 30 33
Carbon Dioxide 41,364 23
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.2 30
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 45
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 876 40
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 82,479,293 19
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 82,479,293 17
Direct Use (megawatthours) 2,106,674 16
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 8.49 31

MWh = Megawatthours.
kWh = Kilowatthours.
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 South Carolina'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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