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Data for 2019  |  Release date: November 2, 2020  |  Next release date: December 2021  

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Pennsylvania Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Pennsylvania)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 47,812 4
Electric utilities 39 48
IPP & CHP 47,773 2
Net generation (megawatthours) 228,995,331 3
Electric utilities 100,130 46
IPP & CHP 228,895,201 2
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 56,449 6
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 49,998 9
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 77,357 4
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 24
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 41
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 743 35
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 145,580,383 6
Full service provider sales 50,566,581 23
Energy-only provider sales 95,013,802 2
Direct use (megawatthours) 4,815,514 8
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.81 27
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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