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State Electricity Profiles

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

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Arkansas Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Arkansas)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,835 30
Electric utilities 13,457 21
IPP & CHP 1,378 44
Net generation (megawatthours) 54,641,259 29
Electric utilities 48,634,848 18
IPP & CHP 6,006,411 38
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 32,170 15
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 17,459 29
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 23,469 26
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 10
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 28
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 945 21
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 45,851,003 31
Full service provider sales 45,851,003 27
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 863,245 26
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.32 46
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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