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

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Texas Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Texas)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 118,722 1
Electric utilities 29,476 2
IPP & CHP 89,246 1
Net generation (megawatthours) 454,047,591 1
Electric utilities 88,048,121 8
IPP & CHP 365,999,470 1
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 257,041 1
Nitrogen Oxide short tons) 182,891 1
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 236,457 1
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 19
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 25
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,146 21
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 398,661,809 1
Full service provider sales 398,661,809 1
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 36,151,297 1
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.43 43
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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