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

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North Dakota Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (North Dakota)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 8,381 40
Electric utilities 6,393 32
IPP & CHP 1,987 35
Net generation (megawatthours) 42,615,321 34
Electric utilities 35,946,425 27
IPP & CHP 6,668,896 37
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 41,151 16
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 35,305 17
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 31,282 24
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.9 5
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.7 6
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,615 7
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 20,669,506 40
Full service provider sales 20,669,506 39
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 182,019 44
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.91 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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