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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (Tennessee)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   RFC/SERC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 21,322 20
Electric Utilities 20,635 13
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 687 47
Net Generation (megawatthours) 77,724,264 20
Electric Utilities 74,897,122 15
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 2,827,142 46
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 97,327 15
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 27,891 31
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 41,741 19
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.5 13
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 40
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,181 27
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 96,381,472 13
Full Service Provider Sales 96,381,472 8
Direct Use (megawatthours) 2,465,319 12
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 9.27 23
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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