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

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Iowa Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Iowa)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 17,046 23
Electric utilities 13,148 20
IPP & CHP 3,897 27
Net generation (megawatthours) 54,392,507 30
Electric utilities 40,080,421 26
IPP & CHP 14,312,086 27
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 34,601 21
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 29,083 27
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 30,216 25
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 15
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 19
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,222 16
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 48,431,193 29
Full service provider sales 48,431,193 25
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,258,629 14
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.55 42
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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