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

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Massachusetts Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Massachusetts)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 12,120 33
Electric utilities 979 42
IPP & CHP 11,141 9
Net generation (megawatthours) 32,204,364 40
Electric utilities 545,548 43
IPP & CHP 31,658,816 14
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 3,151 40
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 9,876 41
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 12,384 38
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 41
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 33
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 846 34
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 52,513,321 27
Full service provider sales 21,897,532 38
Energy-only provider sales 30,615,789 8
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,049,368 26
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 17.12 4
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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