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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (United States)  
Item Value
Primary Energy Source Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 1,063,033
Electric Utilities 621,785
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 441,248
Net Generation (megawatthours) 4,047,765,259
Electric Utilities 2,342,015,463
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 1,705,749,796
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 4,082,889
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 2,367,431
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,156,875
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.0
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,172
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 3,694,649,786
Full Service Provider Sales 3,180,359,687
Energy-Only Provider Sales 514,290,099
Direct Use (megawatthours) 137,656,510
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 9.84
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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