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

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Tennessee Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Tennessee)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 21,355 20
Electric utilities 20,837 11
IPP & CHP 518 48
Net generation (megawatthours) 79,340,633 19
Electric utilities 76,836,693 13
IPP & CHP 2,503,940 47
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 53,450 15
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 23,977 29
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 39,927 19
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 13
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 37
Carbon sioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,107 22
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 100,758,439 13
Full service provider sales 100,758,439 8
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,458,109 11
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.23 30
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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