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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020    |  
Re-released: March 23, 2020 Correction

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Rhode Island Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Rhode Island)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 1,958 49
Electric utilities 7 49
IPP & CHP 1,951 36
Net generation (megawatthours) 8,375,257 47
Electric utilities 44 49
IPP & CHP 8,375,213 36
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 68 49
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 2,076 47
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,348 44
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 49
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 38
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 879 31
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 7,583,339 49
Full service provider sales 4,109,766 50
Energy-only provider sales 3,473,573 16
Direct use (megawatthours) 213,519 40
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 18.10 5
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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