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Data for 2016  |  Release Date: January 25, 2018  |  Next Release: December 2018  

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Alabama Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Alabama)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 29,077 11
Electric utilities 20,121 14
IPP & CHP 8,957 11
Net generation (megawatthours) 142,385,098 6
Electric utilities 97,991,203 5
IPP & CHP 44,393,895 8
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 54,246 14
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 38,824 19
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 57,776 12
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 27
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 39
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 893 33
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 88,225,141 16
Full service provider sales 88,225,141 11
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 4,586,964 8
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.56 28
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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