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

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Washington Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (Washington)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 30,997 9
Electric utilities 26,818 6
IPP & CHP 4,179 26
Net generation (megawatthours) 114,086,582 11
Electric utilities 98,948,414 4
IPP & CHP 15,138,168 24
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 12,099 34
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 14,781 37
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 10,229 39
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 41
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 49
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 197 50
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 88,885,316 15
Full service provider sales 86,799,742 12
Energy-only provider sales 2,085,574 18
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,028,209 28
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.68 50
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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