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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (South Dakota)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   MRO/WECC
Primary Energy Source   Hydroelectric
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 4,057 45
Electric Utilities 3,428 36
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 629 48
Net Generation (megawatthours) 12,034,206 45
Electric Utilities 9,785,973 37
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 2,248,233 47
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 12,825 39
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 11,702 43
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,269 48
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.1 19
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.9 9
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 598 42
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 11,734,210 43
Full Service Provider Sales 11,734,210 41
Direct Use (megawatthours) 575 50
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 8.49 35
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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