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

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Connecticut Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Connecticut)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 8,810 36
Electric utilities 168 45
IPP & CHP 8,642 13
Net generation (megawatthours) 36,496,560 38
Electric utilities 74,075 47
IPP & CHP 36,422,485 11
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 627 47
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 6,627 44
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 8,579 40
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 49
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 45
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 517 43
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 28,931,087 37
Full service provider sales 12,384,736 41
Energy-only provider sales 16,546,351 9
Direct use (megawatthours) 841,998 29
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 17.24 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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