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State Electricity Profiles

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

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Iowa Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Iowa)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Wind
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 21,333 21
Electric utilities 17,598 15
IPP & CHP 3,736 29
Net generation (megawatthours) 59,636,671 26
Electric utilities 45,457,174 20
IPP & CHP 14,179,497 28
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 19,110 21
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 19,203 27
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 21,135 29
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 16
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 27
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 780 28
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 50,639,862 28
Full service provider sales 50,639,862 23
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,145,887 13
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.97 37
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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