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

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Idaho Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Idaho)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 5,213 43
Electric utilities 3,467 37
IPP & CHP 1,746 42
Net generation (megawatthours) 17,686,135 42
Electric utilities 11,278,159 36
IPP & CHP 6,407,976 37
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 3,931 37
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 4,766 45
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,221 47
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 24
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 32
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 276 48
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 24,461,352 39
Full service provider sales 24,461,352 37
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 650,778 32
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.99 49
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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