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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020    |  
Re-released: March 23, 2020 Correction

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Maine Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Maine)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 4,864 43
Electric utilities 2 50
IPP & CHP 4,862 25
Net generation (megawatthours) 11,280,700 45
Electric utilities 19 50
IPP & CHP 11,280,681 33
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 8,053 35
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 6,573 44
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,202 47
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 9
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 14
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 429 46
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 12,354,819 44
Full service provider sales 6,562,872 46
Energy-only provider sales 5,791,947 12
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,032,518 16
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 13.44 10
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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