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

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Virginia Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 26,622 14
Electric utilities 22,328 8
IPP & CHP 4,294 24
Net generation (megawatthours) 92,554,876 17
Electric utilities 76,224,379 14
IPP & CHP 16,330,496 22
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 29,379 23
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 34,897 22
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 36,566 21
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 30
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 30
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 869 37
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 112,280,665 10
Full service provider sales 111,649,244 6
Energy-only provider sales 631,421 20
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,693,188 10
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.09 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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