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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020    |  
Re-released: March 23, 2020 Correction

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Colorado Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Colorado)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 16,590 26
Electric utilities 10,923 25
IPP & CHP 5,667 20
Net generation (megawatthours) 55,386,279 30
Electric utilities 42,036,600 24
IPP & CHP 13,349,678 29
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 11,737 33
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 21,409 28
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 34,713 20
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 31
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 24
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,379 11
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 56,450,480 26
Full service provider sales 56,450,480 21
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 75,593 50
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.02 22
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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