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

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Arkansas Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Arkansas)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,763 31
Electric utilities 13,442 19
IPP & CHP 1,321 43
Net generation (megawatthours) 67,999,352 23
Electric utilities 59,485,255 17
IPP & CHP 8,514,097 35
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 65,237 9
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 28,885 25
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 38,349 19
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.9 6
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 21
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,241 14
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 49,602,708 30
Full service provider sales 49,602,708 26
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,400,990 23
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.78 50
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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