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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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Massachusetts Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Massachusetts)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 12,875 33
Electric utilities 1,011 43
IPP & CHP 11,864 9
Net generation (megawatthours) 27,172,882 41
Electric utilities 586,513 44
IPP & CHP 26,586,370 15
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 2,770 43
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 9,317 42
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 9,976 39
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 41
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 29
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 808 35
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 53,285,029 27
Full service provider sales 21,469,419 38
Energy-only provider sales 31,815,610 7
Direct use (megawatthours) 804,930 29
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 18.50 3
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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