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

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Louisiana Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Louisiana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 25,579 17
Electric utilities 17,072 16
IPP & CHP 8,507 13
Net generation (megawatthours) 100,773,771 15
Electric utilities 65,841,199 14
IPP & CHP 34,932,572 12
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 27,489 17
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 59,819 5
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 44,417 12
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 19
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 10
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 970 19
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 89,126,685 14
Full service provider sales 89,126,685 9
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 20,737,854 2
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.51 51
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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