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State Electricity Profiles

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

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New Jersey Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (New Jersey)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 17,424 25
Electric utilities 613 44
IPP & CHP 16,811 7
Net generation (megawatthours) 61,106,458 25
Electric utilities 83,719 47
IPP & CHP 61,022,739 7
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 2,759 40
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 9,509 40
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 14,902 34
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.1 45
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 45
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 537 41
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 71,998,221 20
Full service provider sales 40,597,661 29
Energy-only provider sales 31,400,560 6
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,421,560 21
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 13.63 10
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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