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Data for 2017  |  Release Date: January 8, 2019  |  Next Release: December 2019  

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Montana Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Montana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 6,231 41
Electric utilities 3,177 38
IPP & CHP 3,054 32
Net generation (megawatthours) 28,220,946 41
Electric utilities 11,544,986 35
IPP & CHP 16,675,960 20
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 12,893 31
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 16,705 34
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 15,911 35
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 20
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 16
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,240 14
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 14,709,656 42
Full service provider sales 11,929,206 43
Energy-only provider sales 2,780,450 17
Direct use (megawatthours) 101,243 47
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.92 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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