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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020  

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Mississippi Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Mississippi)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,733 32
Electric utilities 13,013 20
IPP & CHP 1,720 40
Net generation (megawatthours) 63,473,771 27
Electric utilities 53,310,877 18
IPP & CHP 10,162,894 34
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 13,138 29
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 16,828 34
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 26,157 30
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 32
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 35
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 907 28
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 50,390,068 29
Full service provider sales 50,390,068 24
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,842,491 19
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.24 35
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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