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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020    |  
Re-released: March 23, 2020 Correction

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Alabama Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Alabama)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 30,118 10
Electric utilities 20,910 11
IPP & CHP 9,208 12
Net generation (megawatthours) 145,057,994 6
Electric utilities 102,665,414 4
IPP & CHP 42,392,580 9
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 41,236 15
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 34,801 18
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 56,140 11
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 27
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 42
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 851 32
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 90,280,456 15
Full service provider sales 90,280,456 11
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 5,037,015 8
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.63 28
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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