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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 Mexico Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (New Mexico)
Item Value U.S. Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 9,098 40
Electric utilities 5,654 33
IPP & CHP 3,444 30
Net generation (megawatthours) 34,075,584 39
Electric utilities 21,419,307 33
IPP & CHP 12,656,277 31
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 3,140 39
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 13,807 35
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 18,656 33
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 38
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 19
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,204 12
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 24,777,155 38
Full service provider sales 24,777,155 36
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 162,685 44
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.33 33
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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