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Data for 2017  |  Release Date: January 8, 2019  |  Next Release: December 2019  

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New Jersey Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (New Jersey)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 17,823 22
Electric utilities 613 43
IPP & CHP 17,210 7
Net generation (megawatthours) 75,644,513 20
Electric utilities 129,714 45
IPP & CHP 75,514,799 7
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 3,148 41
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 10,748 40
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 18,136 34
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.1 46
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 48
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 527 41
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 73,382,940 20
Full service provider sales 37,528,000 30
Energy-only provider sales 35,854,940 6
Direct use (megawatthours) 1,603,153 20
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 13.32 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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