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Data for 2017  |  Release Date: January 8, 2019  |  Next Release: December 2019  

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Arkansas Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Arkansas)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,642 31
Electric utilities 13,413 21
IPP & CHP 1,229 43
Net generation (megawatthours) 60,775,298 26
Electric utilities 54,209,258 18
IPP & CHP 6,566,040 38
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 61,515 9
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 34,166 20
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 33,322 21
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.0 5
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 17
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,206 16
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 46,085,951 31
Full service provider sales 46,085,951 26
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours)1,395,048 23
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.26 48
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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