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

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Alaska Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Alaska)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 2,742 47
Electric utilities 2,548 39
IPP & CHP 194 50
Net generation (megawatthours) 6,335,034 49
Electric utilities 5,649,381 38
IPP & CHP 685,652 50
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 3,489 41
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 23,212 30
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,466 44
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 20
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 7.3 2
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,204 17
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 6,123,202 50
Full service provider sales 6,123,202 46
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 251,325 39
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 17.93 2
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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