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State Electricity Profiles

Data for 2019  |  Release date: November 2, 2020  |  Next release date: December 2021  

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California Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (California)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 75,469 2
Electric utilities 28,321 3
IPP & CHP 47,148 3
Net generation (megawatthours) 201,784,204 4
Electric utilities 82,939,810 9
IPP & CHP 118,844,394 4
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 1,548 44
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 69,899 2
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 40,874 16
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 49
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 27
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 446 44
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 250,378,710 2
Full service provider sales 183,460,492 3
Energy-only provider sales 66,918,218 5
Direct use (megawatthours) 12,951,845 3
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 16.89 7
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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