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Data for 2017  |  Release Date: January 8, 2019  |  Next Release: December 2019  

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Alaska Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Alaska)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 2,749 47
Electric utilities 2,554 39
IPP & CHP 194 50
Net generation (megawatthours) 6,497,466 49
Electric utilities 5,822,931 38
IPP & CHP 674,535 50
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 2,815 42
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 23,003 29
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,532 44
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 21
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 7.1 2
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,196 17
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 6,185,799 50
Full service provider sales 6,185,799 46
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 232,275 39
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 19.10 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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