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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020  

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Iowa Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Iowa)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 18,842 22
Electric utilities 14,680 18
IPP & CHP 4,163 27
Net generation (megawatthours) 63,380,566 28
Electric utilities 49,513,096 21
IPP & CHP 13,867,470 27
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 37,226 18
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 31,738 21
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 34,253 22
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 14
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.0 17
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,189 17
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 51,213,960 28
Full service provider sales 51,213,960 23
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,370,432 13
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.92 37
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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