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

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Louisiana Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Louisiana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 23,706 17
Electric utilities 15,321 17
IPP & CHP 8,385 14
Net generation (megawatthours) 97,719,207 15
Electric utilities 56,686,339 16
IPP & CHP 41,032,869 8
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 122,838 2
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 78,228 2
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 49,961 13
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.5 4
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.6 8
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,125 21
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 91,205,935 15
Full service provider sales 91,205,935 10
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 21,974,896 2
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.79 51
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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