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

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Maine Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Maine)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 4,916 43
Electric utilities 2 50
IPP & CHP 4,914 20
Net generation (megawatthours) 11,514,427 45
Electric utilities 32 50
IPP & CHP 11,514,395 31
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 7,716 37
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 6,696 43
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,557 47
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 14
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 17
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 489 46
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 11,448,951 44
Full service provider sales 5,806,890 47
Energy-only provider sales 5,642,061 12
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,150,888 16
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 12.80 11
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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