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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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Delaware Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Delaware)
Item Value U.S. rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 3,378 46
Electric utilities 102 47
IPP & CHP 3,276 30
Net generation (megawatthours) 6,240,644 49
Electric utilities 36,911 48
IPP & CHP 6,203,733 39
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 648 48
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 1,733 48
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,193 45
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 39
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 34
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,126 20
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 11,773,100 45
Full service provider sales 7,442,725 45
Energy-only provider sales 4,330,375 15
Direct use (megawatthours) 721,471 31
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.55 18
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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