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

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North Dakota Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (North Dakota)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 8,655 40
Electric utilities 6,361 32
IPP & CHP 2,294 35
Net generation (megawatthours) 41,147,324 33
Electric utilities 34,191,419 29
IPP & CHP 6,955,905 37
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 34,407 17
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 31,792 18
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 28,668 23
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.7 4
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.5 6
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,533 8
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 21,559,255 40
Full service provider sales 21,559,255 38
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 202,827 42
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.85 39
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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