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

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Illinois Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Illinois)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 44,250 5
Electric utilities 4,242 35
IPP & CHP 40,008 4
Net generation (megawatthours) 184,470,052 5
Electric utilities 5,192,373 40
IPP & CHP 179,277,679 3
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 95,218 3
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 35,864 15
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 63,036 6
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.0 13
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 44
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 752 34
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 138,319,481 8
Full service provider sales 50,442,501 24
Energy-only provider sales 87,876,980 3
Direct use (megawatthours) 3,700,099 9
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.56 31
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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