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

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Minnesota Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Minnesota)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 16,012 27
Electric utilities 11,617 21
IPP & CHP 4,395 23
Net generation (megawatthours) 59,478,753 28
Electric utilities 47,984,837 20
IPP & CHP 11,493,915 32
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 26,693 25
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 27,953 28
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 29,644 27
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 23
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 22
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,096 25
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 66,546,492 23
Full service provider sales 66,546,492 19
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,240,242 25
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.99 20
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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