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

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Delaware Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Delaware)
Item Value U.S. rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 3,378 46
Electric utilities 102 46
IPP & CHP 3,276 30
Net generation (megawatthours) 7,495,976 48
Electric utilities 23,760 48
IPP & CHP 7,472,217 36
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 543 48
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 1,745 48
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,630 43
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.1 43
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 42
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,065 22
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 11,128,603 45
Full service provider sales 6,883,415 45
Energy-only provider sales 4,245,188 14
Direct use (megawatthours) 802,677 30
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.91 15
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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