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Data for 2020  |  Release date: November 4, 2021  |  Next release date: December 2022  

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South Dakota Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (South Dakota)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 5,422 42
Electric utilities 3,704 36
IPP & CHP 1,718 43
Net generation (megawatthours) 14,146,539 44
Electric utilities 9,239,178 37
IPP & CHP 4,907,361 43
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 682 45
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 1,296 49
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,362 46
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.1 44
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 51
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 367 46
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 12,695,845 43
Full service provider sales 12,695,845 42
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 29,793 49
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.06 22
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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