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

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Massachusetts Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Massachusetts)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 13,002 33
Electric utilities 1,068 42
IPP & CHP 11,934 10
Net generation (megawatthours) 18,214,141 41
Electric utilities 487,991 44
IPP & CHP 17,726,150 20
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 1,950 43
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 8,196 41
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 7,958 41
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 34
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 17
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 961 20
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 50,009,341 29
Full service provider sales 19,386,659 39
Energy-only provider sales 30,622,682 7
Direct use (megawatthours) 662,356 31
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 18.19 5
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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