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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020  

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Alaska Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Alaska)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 2,745 48 2,745 48
Electric utilities 2,550 39 2,550 39
IPP & CHP 194 50 194 50
Net generation (megawatthours) 6,247,359 48 6,247,359 48
Electric utilities 5,575,087 38 5,575,087 38
IPP & CHP 672,272 50 672,272 50
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 2,887 42 2,887 42
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 20,893 29 20,893 29
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,390 43 3,390 43
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 18 0.9 18
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 6.7 2 6.7 2
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,194 16 1,194 16
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 5,972,467 50 5,972,467 50
Full service provider sales 5,972,467 47 5,972,467 47
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 236,992 39 236,992 39
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 19.36 2 19.36 2
kWh = Kilowatthours.
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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