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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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Louisiana Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Louisiana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 23,162 18
Electric utilities 14,781 17
IPP & CHP 8,381 14
Net generation (megawatthours) 102,128,485 15
Electric utilities 62,152,041 16
IPP & CHP 39,976,443 11
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 116,886 2
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 83,398 2
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 50,770 13
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 2.3 4
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.6 7
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,094 21
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 94,186,072 14
Full service provider sales 94,186,072 10
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 19,913,457 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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