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Data for 2010  |  Release Date: January 30, 2012  |  Next Release: March 2014   |   full report

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Washington Electricity Profile 2010 Washington profile

Table 1. 2010 Summary Statistics (Washington)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   WECC
Primary Energy Source   Hydroelectric
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 30,478 10
Electric Utilities 26,498 5
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 3,979 26
Net Generation (megawatthours) 103,472,729 15
Electric Utilities 88,057,219 14
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 15,415,510 23
Emissions (thousand metric tons)
Sulfur Dioxide 14 39
Nitrogen Oxide 21 37
Carbon Dioxide 13,984 39
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 47
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 50
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 298 49
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 90,379,970 16
Full Service Provider Sales (megawatthours) 88,116,958 14
Energy-Only Provider Sales (megawatthours) 2,263,012 17
Direct Use (megawatthours) 1,043,383 25
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 6.66 49

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 Washington'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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