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

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Mississippi Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Mississippi)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 15,958 28
Electric utilities 14,068 19
IPP & CHP 1,890 38
Net generation (megawatthours) 62,881,295 25
Electric utilities 54,759,578 18
IPP & CHP 8,121,717 35
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 13,403 30
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 16,412 36
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 26,272 30
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 35
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 41
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 919 30
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 49,050,164 28
Full service provider sales 49,050,164 24
Energy-only provider sales (megawatthours)    
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,858,114 18
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.67 41
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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