U.S. Energy Information Administration logo

Electricity

State Electricity Profiles

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

Archived State Electricity Profiles

North Carolina Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (North Carolina)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 33,036 8
Electric utilities 27,025 5
IPP & CHP 6,011 18
Net generation (megawatthours) 128,468,235 7
Electric utilities 114,362,106 2
IPP & CHP 14,106,129 26
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 43,365 16
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 54,236 9
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 48,705 14
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 26
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 23
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 834 36
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 131,421,319 9
Full service provider sales 131,421,319 5
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,197,692 15
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.04 36
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.

Full data tables 1-14 

See also:


Other state profiles: