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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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Montana Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Montana)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 6,356 41
Electric utilities 3,206 38
IPP & CHP 3,150 32
Net generation (megawatthours) 28,212,831 40
Electric utilities 12,087,481 35
IPP & CHP 16,125,350 23
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 11,914 31
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 18,152 31
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 15,614 36
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 20
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.3 10
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,218 15
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 14,838,845 42
Full service provider sales 11,802,663 43
Energy-only provider sales 3,036,182 17
Direct use (megawatthours) 98,302 49
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.84 40
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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