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

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South Carolina Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (South Carolina)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 22,676 18
Electric utilities 20,670 12
IPP & CHP 2,007 36
Net generation (megawatthours) 96,985,764 16
Electric utilities 91,590,980 6
IPP & CHP 5,394,784 39
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 25,463 26
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 16,970 35
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 28,001 29
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 33
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 46
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 635 40
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 79,577,550 17
Full service provider sales 79,577,550 13
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,452,584 12
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.79 25
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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