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

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Virginia Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 27,943 13
Electric utilities 22,024 8
IPP & CHP 5,918 23
Net generation (megawatthours) 103,056,183 14
Electric utilities 80,244,048 8
IPP & CHP 22,812,135 16
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 12,367 27
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 22,795 22
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 31,807 19
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 32
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 38
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 679 36
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 117,254,388 10
Full service provider sales 112,825,144 6
Energy-only provider sales 4,429,244 15
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,748,969 10
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.16 34
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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