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

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Rhode Island Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Rhode Island)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 2,027 49
Electric utilities 7 49
IPP & CHP 2,020 38
Net generation (megawatthours) 7,624,403 47
Electric utilities 83 50
IPP & CHP 7,624,320 34
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 45 49
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 2,006 47
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,996 45
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.0 50
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 35
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 864 28
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 7,349,915 49
Full service provider sales 4,022,993 50
Energy-only provider sales 3,326,922 17
Direct use (megawatthours) 214,080 41
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 18.49 4
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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