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Data for 2017  |  Release Date: January 8, 2019  |  Next Release: December 2019  

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Pennsylvania Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Pennsylvania)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 44,114 5
Electric utilities 39 48
IPP & CHP 44,076 3
Net generation (megawatthours) 213,639,299 3
Electric utilities 102,565 46
IPP & CHP 213,536,734 2
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 75,155 7
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 54,536 8
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 79,252 5
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 25
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 38
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 816 37
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 142,990,896 6
Full service provider sales 45,487,221 27
Energy-only provider sales 97,503,675 2
Direct use (megawatthours) 5,341,515 4
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.13 21
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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