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

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Illinois Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Illinois)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 45,147 4
Electric utilities 4,263 35
IPP & CHP 40,884 4
Net generation (megawatthours) 183,591,377 5
Electric utilities 5,066,477 40
IPP & CHP 178,524,900 3
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 85,753 5
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 39,762 15
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 70,670 6
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 19
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 44
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 847 33
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 137,196,310 7
Full service provider sales 49,384,221 22
Energy-only provider sales 87,812,089 3
Direct use (megawatthours) 4,132,455 9
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.49 31
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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