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Tennessee Electricity Profile 2010 Tennessee full report

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (Tennessee)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   RFC/SERC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 21,417 19
Electric Utilities 20,968 11
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 450 49
Net Generation (megawatthours) 82,348,625 19
Electric Utilities 79,816,049 15
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 2,532,576 45
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide 138 13
Nitrogen Oxide 33 31
Carbon Dioxide 48,196 18
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 3.7 14
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 40
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,290 26
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 103,521,537 13
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 103,521,537 10
Direct Use (megawatthours) 2,431,053 12
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 8.61 29

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 Tennessee'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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