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Data for 2017  |  Release Date: January 8, 2019  |  Next Release: December 2019  

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Maine Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Maine)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 4,920 43
Electric utilities 2 50
IPP & CHP 4,918 24
Net generation (megawatthours) 11,264,280 44
Electric utilities 86 50
IPP & CHP 11,264,194 32
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 6,601 37
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 6,686 43
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,098 47
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 15
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 15
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 410 46
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 11,213,674 44
Full service provider sales 6,027,491 47
Energy-only provider sales 5,186,183 13
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,110,846 16
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 13.02 11
kWh = Kilowatthours.
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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