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State Electricity Profiles

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

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Connecticut Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Connecticut)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 10,276 35
Electric utilities 161 46
IPP & CHP 10,115 11
Net generation (megawatthours) 41,190,572 34
Electric utilities 95,906 45
IPP & CHP 41,094,666 9
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 491 46
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 6,271 42
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 10,186 39
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 48
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 46
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 544 40
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 27,113,673 37
Full service provider sales 14,152,763 41
Energy-only provider sales 12,960,910 9
Direct use (megawatthours) 862,269 27
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 19.13 3
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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