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

Table 1. 2012 Summary statistics (West Virginia)  
Item Value U.S. Rank
NERC Region(s)   RFC
Primary Energy Source   Coal
Net Summer Capacity (megawatts) 16,285 25
Electric Utilities 10,590 27
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 5,695 18
Net Generation (megawatthours) 73,413,405 21
Electric Utilities 47,363,441 19
Independent Power Producers & Combined Heat and Power 26,049,964 14
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 91,220 17
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 53,084 19
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 67,203 11
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.5 14
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 21
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2,014 4
Total Retail Sales (megawatthours) 30,817,241 35
Full Service Provider Sales 30,817,241 33
Direct Use (megawatthours) 495,461 34
Average Retail Price (cents/kWh) 8.14 41

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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