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

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Illinois Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Illinois)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 44,442 5
Electric utilities 3,898 35
IPP & CHP 40,544 4
Net generation (megawatthours) 173,394,525 5
Electric utilities 4,376,836 40
IPP & CHP 169,017,689 3
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 62,029 4
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 27,738 19
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 47,512 10
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 15
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 44
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 603 39
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 132,469,277 8
Full service provider sales 50,585,188 24
Energy-only provider sales 81,884,089 3
Direct use (megawatthours) 4,033,358 9
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.75 27
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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