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

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Alaska Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Alaska)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 2,767 48
Electric utilities 2,555 39
IPP & CHP 211 50
Net generation (megawatthours) 6,276,441 48
Electric utilities 5,596,841 38
IPP & CHP 679,600 50
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 2,441 41
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 21,774 23
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,459 43
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 13
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 6.9 1
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,212 11
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 5,917,577 50
Full service provider sales 5,917,577 47
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 265,880 39
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 19.82 2
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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