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

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Maine Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Maine)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 4,756 43
Electric utilities 1 50
IPP & CHP 4,754 25
Net generation (megawatthours) 10,490,562 45
Electric utilities 3,791 49
IPP & CHP 10,486,771 33
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 8,104 35
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 6,036 43
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 1,823 49
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.5 7
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 14
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 382 47
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 11,732,040 44
Full service provider sales 6,516,484 46
Energy-only provider sales 5,215,556 13
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,172,889 14
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 14.04 10
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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