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

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Maine Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Maine)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 4,875 44
Electric utilities 1 50
IPP & CHP 4,874 25
Net generation (megawatthours) 10,001,870 45
Electric utilities 2,914 49
IPP & CHP 9,998,956 33
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 6,598 35
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 5,639 44
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 1,824 48
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 6
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 11
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 401 45
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 11,346,740 44
Full service provider sales 6,353,292 46
Energy-only provider sales 4,993,448 14
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,935,115 17
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 13.54 11
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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