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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020    |  
Re-released: March 23, 2020 Correction

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Pennsylvania Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Pennsylvania)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 48,558 4
Electric utilities 39 48
IPP & CHP 48,519 2
Net generation (megawatthours) 215,385,830 3
Electric utilities 150,619 45
IPP & CHP 215,235,211 2
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 73,980 7
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 52,104 10
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 77,031 5
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 25
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 40
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 787 37
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 148,976,731 6
Full service provider sales 49,822,790 25
Energy-only provider sales 99,153,941 2
Direct use (megawatthours) 5,388,503 5
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.10 21
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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