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State Electricity Profiles

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

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North Carolina Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 201 Summary statistics (North Carolina)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 34,860 8
Electric utilities 27,445 4
IPP & CHP 7,415 15
Net generation (megawatthours) 131,173,861 8
Electric utilities 111,312,377 2
IPP & CHP 19,861,484 18
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 40,384 14
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 50,775 8
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 47,372 14
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 21
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 22
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 795 31
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 136,435,531 9
Full service provider sales 136,435,531 5
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,007,331 16
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.45 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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