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

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Montana Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Montana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 6,214 41
Electric utilities 3,177 38
IPP & CHP 3,037 33
Net generation (megawatthours) 27,783,529 41
Electric utilities 10,810,501 35
IPP & CHP 16,973,028 20
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 12,460 32
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 17,754 34
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 16,470 36
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 24
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 13
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,304 15
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 14,100,601 42
Full service provider sales 11,365,708 43
Energy-only provider sales 2,734,893 16
Direct use (megawatthours) 97,427 46
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.84 38
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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