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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020  

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North Carolina Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (North Carolina)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 34,178 8
Electric utilities 27,063 5
IPP & CHP 7,115 15
Net generation (megawatthours) 134,249,497 7
Electric utilities 117,492,427 2
IPP & CHP 16,757,070 22
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 40,739 17
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 54,288 8
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 49,642 14
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 26
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 22
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 814 34
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 138,293,957 9
Full service provider sales 138,293,957 5
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,112,054 15
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.25 34
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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