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State Electricity Profiles

Data for 2019  |  Release date: November 2, 2020  |  Next release date: December 2021  

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New Mexico Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (New Mexico)
Item Value U.S. Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 8,770 38
Electric utilities 5,399 33
IPP & CHP 3,371 30
Net generation (megawatthours) 35,174,510 39
Electric utilities 23,574,888 33
IPP & CHP 11,599,622 32
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 4,173 39
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 16,453 36
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 20,386 33
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 37
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.9 17
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,275 13
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 24,880,134 38
Full service provider sales 24,880,134 36
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 152,082 46
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.99 38
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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