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Data for 2017  |  Release Date: January 8, 2019  |  Next Release: December 2019  

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Texas Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Texas)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 123,512 1
Electric utilities 29,399 2
IPP & CHP 94,113 1
Net generation (megawatthours) 452,794,463 1
Electric utilities 81,081,662 9
IPP & CHP 371,712,801 1
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 287,532 1
Nitrogen Oxide short tons) 182,487 1
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 239,991 1
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 12
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 24
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,166 18
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 401,880,374 1
Full service provider sales 401,880,374 1
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 35,220,381 1
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.38 45
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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