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

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Kentucky Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Kentucky)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 20,155 21
Electric utilities 19,250 15
IPP & CHP 905 46
Net generation (megawatthours) 80,273,501 18
Electric utilities 79,113,471 11
IPP & CHP 1,160,031 48
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 79,687 8
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 60,201 8
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 72,433 6
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.0 6
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.5 10
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,985 2
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 74,553,575 21
Full service provider sales 74,553,575 16
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 406,421 37
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.42 44
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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