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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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Kentucky Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Kentucky)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 20,120 21
Electric utilities 19,214 15
IPP & CHP 906 46
Net generation (megawatthours) 78,804,497 21
Electric utilities 77,557,021 13
IPP & CHP 1,247,476 49
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 58,260 12
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 49,908 11
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 66,267 7
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.5 8
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 11
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,850 3
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 76,610,636 20
Full service provider sales 76,610,636 16
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 368,558 37
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.52 43
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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