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

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Mississippi Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Mississippi)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,603 31
Electric utilities 13,607 20
IPP & CHP 997 46
Net generation (megawatthours) 66,581,788 21
Electric utilities 61,840,529 16
IPP & CHP 4,741,259 44
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 12,437 26
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 17,422 30
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 26,744 23
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 28
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 34
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 884 23
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 46,482,040 30
Full service provider sales 46,482,040 26
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,890,489 18
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.13 36
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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