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

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Kentucky Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Kentucky)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 20,120 21
Electric utilities 19,214 15
IPP & CHP 906 46
Net generation (megawatthours) 73,179,196 23
Electric utilities 72,105,628 14
IPP & CHP 1,073,568 49
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 60,239 10
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 48,625 11
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 63,252 9
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.6 8
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 10
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,902 3
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 72,634,387 21
Full service provider sales 72,634,387 16
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 414,612 37
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.57 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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