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Data for 2019  |  Release date: November 2, 2020  |  Next release date: December 2021  

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Kentucky Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Kentucky)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 19,496 22
Electric utilities 18,587 15
IPP & CHP 908 47
Net generation (megawatthours) 71,804,254 21
Electric utilities 70,896,610 14
IPP & CHP 907,644 49
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 52,990 7
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 43,700 11
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 58,805 7
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.5 8
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 10
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,802 3
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 75,345,382 20
Full service provider sales 75,345,382 16
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 317,510 37
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.61 42
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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