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

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Illinois Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Illinois)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 44,843 4
Electric utilities 4,262 35
IPP & CHP 40,581 4
Net generation (megawatthours) 187,441,635 5
Electric utilities 5,190,971 40
IPP & CHP 182,250,664 3
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 107,569 4
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 39,401 16
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 72,226 7
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 18
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 44
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 848 38
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 141,050,409 7
Full service provider sales 49,234,644 23
Energy-only provider sales 91,815,765 3
Direct use (megawatthours) 3,488,714 9
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.38 29
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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