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

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Louisiana Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Louisiana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 24,203 17
Electric utilities 15,784 17
IPP & CHP 8,419 14
Net generation (megawatthours) 107,268,804 14
Electric utilities 64,485,745 16
IPP & CHP 42,783,058 9
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 63,572 10
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 73,198 6
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 53,162 13
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 17
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 12
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,090 26
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 91,452,659 14
Full service provider sales 91,452,659 10
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 21,387,685 2
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.46 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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