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

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Massachusetts Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Massachusetts)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 13,332 32
Electric utilities 978 42
IPP & CHP 12,354 8
Net generation (megawatthours) 31,955,022 40
Electric utilities 468,228 43
IPP & CHP 31,486,794 14
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 3,704 40
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 11,366 41
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 12,722 38
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 40
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 32
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 876 35
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 53,475,888 27
Full service provider sales 22,799,432 38
Energy-only provider sales 30,676,456 7
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,160,982 26
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 16.48 4
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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