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

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Connecticut Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Connecticut)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 8,904 36
Electric utilities 168 45
IPP & CHP 8,737 13
Net generation (megawatthours) 34,562,654 37
Electric utilities 98,350 47
IPP & CHP 34,464,304 11
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 735 47
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 6,591 44
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 7,874 41
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 48
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 46
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 501 43
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 28,135,530 37
Full service provider sales 12,518,326 41
Energy-only provider sales 15,617,204 9
Direct use (megawatthours) 981,617 29
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 17.55 3
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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