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Data for 2019  |  Release date: November 2, 2020  |  Next release date: December 2021  

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Alabama Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Alabama)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 29,256 11
Electric utilities 20,053 12
IPP & CHP 9,202 13
Net generation (megawatthours) 142,679,433 6
Electric utilities 102,180,494 4
IPP & CHP 40,498,939 9
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 34,818 16
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 28,482 20
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 50,842 12
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 26
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 43
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 784 32
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 88,095,112 16
Full service provider sales 88,095,112 12
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 5,159,502 6
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.83 26
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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