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State Electricity Profiles

Data for 2020  |  Release date: November 4, 2021  |  Next release date: December 2022  

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Pennsylvania Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Pennsylvania)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 48,855 4
Electric utilities 39 48
IPP & CHP 48,817 3
Net generation (megawatthours) 230,143,279 3
Electric utilities 91,389 46
IPP & CHP 230,051,890 2
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 38,144 11
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 42,384 9
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 72,284 3
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 30
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 41
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 691 33
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 139,720,837 6
Full service provider sales 51,067,055 22
Energy-only provider sales 88,653,782 2
Direct use (megawatthours) 5,141,430 6
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.70 28
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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