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United States Electricity Profile 2010 United States profile

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (United States)  
Item Value Highest Lowest
Primary Energy Source Coal    
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 1,039,062 Texas District of Columbia
Electric Utilities 602,076 Florida Rhode Island
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 436,986 Texas Alaska
Net Generation (megawatthours) 4,125,059,899 Texas District of Columbia
Electric Utilities 2,471,632,103 Florida New Jersey
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 1,653,427,796 Texas District of Columbia
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide 5,400 Ohio Vermont
Nitrogen Oxide 2,491 Texas District of Columbia
Carbon Dioxide 2,388,596 Texas Vermont
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.9 Ohio Vermont
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 Alaska Vermont
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,277 District of Columbia Vermont
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 3,754,486,282 Texas Vermont
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 3,375,208,829 Texas Maine
Energy-Only Provider Sales (megawatthours) 379,277,453 Illinois Nevada
Direct Use (megawatthours) 134,553,984 Texas District of Columbia
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 9.83 Hawaii Wyoming

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 United States'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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