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

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Nevada Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Nevada)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 12,103 34
Electric utilities 8,326 28
IPP & CHP 3,777 28
Net generation (megawatthours) 40,424,745 35
Electric utilities 27,245,815 32
IPP & CHP 13,178,930 30
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 2,099 42
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 10,661 38
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 13,481 35
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.1 43
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 33
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 734 29
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 38,233,899 33
Full service provider sales 33,164,201 31
Energy-only provider sales 5,069,698 13
Direct use (megawatthours) 106,792 46
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.33 44
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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