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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (Washington)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   WECC
Primary Energy Source   Hydroelectric
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 30,910 10
Electric Utilities 27,037 6
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 3,873 24
Net Generation (megawatthours) 116,835,474 10
Electric Utilities 106,615,302 4
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 10,220,172 31
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 22,136 31
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 13,114 41
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 6,990 42
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 44
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 50
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 132 50
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 92,336,441 14
Full Service Provider Sales 90,040,368 10
Energy-Only Provider Sales 2,296,073 17
Direct Use (megawatthours) 818,833 28
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 6.94 49

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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