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

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New Jersey Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (New Jersey)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 18,908 22
Electric utilities 611 43
IPP & CHP 18,297 7
Net generation (megawatthours) 77,611,403 22
Electric utilities 151,056 44
IPP & CHP 77,460,347 7
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 3,104 42
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 12,887 40
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 21,108 34
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.1 47
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 47
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 598 41
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 75,359,371 20
Full service provider sales 39,211,002 30
Energy-only provider sales 36,148,369 5
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,523,355 20
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 13.38 10
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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