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

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North Carolina Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (North Carolina)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 32,290 8
Electric utilities 26,938 5
IPP & CHP 5,352 19
Net generation (megawatthours) 130,779,157 9
Electric utilities 118,656,679 2
IPP & CHP 12,122,478 30
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 52,101 16
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 52,715 11
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 52,492 14
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 26
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 24
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 883 34
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 134,404,319 9
Full service provider sales 134,404,319 5
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,163,845 15
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.20 32
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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