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

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Louisiana Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Louisiana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 24,340 17
Electric utilities 16,013 18
IPP & CHP 8,327 14
Net generation (megawatthours) 100,174,762 15
Electric utilities 59,912,296 17
IPP & CHP 40,262,466 10
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 41,268 13
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 64,715 4
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 48,116 13
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 17
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 9
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,057 20
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 93,128,525 14
Full service provider sales 93,128,525 9
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 21,703,921 2
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.71 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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