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South Dakota Electricity Profile 2010 South Dakota profile

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (South Dakota)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   MRO/WECC
Primary Energy Source   Hydroelectric
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 3,623 45
Electric Utilities 2,994 37
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 629 48
Net Generation (megawatthours) 10,049,636 46
Electric Utilities 8,682,448 36
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 1,367,188 47
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide 12 43
Nitrogen Oxide 12 43
Carbon Dioxide 3,611 47
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.6 23
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 2.6 8
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 792 41
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 11,356,149 46
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 11,356,149 42
Direct Use (megawatthours) 467 49
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 7.82 36

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 Dakota'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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