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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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Illinois Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Illinois)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 45,631 5
Electric utilities 4,262 35
IPP & CHP 41,369 4
Net generation (megawatthours) 188,003,357 5
Electric utilities 5,449,803 39
IPP & CHP 182,553,554 3
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 88,237 5
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 40,696 16
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 72,261 6
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 16
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 43
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 846 33
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 142,654,808 7
Full service provider sales 52,278,983 22
Energy-only provider sales 90,375,825 3
Direct use (megawatthours) 4,109,450 9
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.60 30
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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