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Data for 2017  |  Release Date: January 8, 2019  |  Next Release: December 2019  

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Iowa Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Iowa)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 17,671 23
Electric utilities 13,815 20
IPP & CHP 3,856 27
Net generation (megawatthours) 57,909,566 29
Electric utilities 43,189,067 23
IPP & CHP 14,720,499 24
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 34,022 21
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 29,864 24
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 30,661 24
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 14
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.0 18
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,165 19
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 48,921,997 29
Full service provider sales 48,921,997 23
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,292,128 14
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.73 42
kWh = Kilowatthours.
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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