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

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Rhode Island Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Rhode Island)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 1,906 49
Electric utilities 6 49
IPP & CHP 1,899 37
Net generation (megawatthours) 6,564,885 48
Electric utilities 12,560 48
IPP & CHP 6,552,325 37
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 94 49
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 1,005 49
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,670 46
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 50
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 48
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 895 32
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 7,524,270 49
Full service provider sales 4,023,584 50
Energy-only provider sales 3,500,686 15
Direct use (megawatthours) 64,352 48
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 16.28 5
kWh = Kilowatthours.
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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