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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020  

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South Carolina Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (South Carolina)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 23,662 17
Electric utilities 21,861 10
IPP & CHP 1,801 37
Net generation (megawatthours) 99,364,088 16
Electric utilities 94,057,567 7
IPP & CHP 5,306,521 42
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 19,919 25
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 16,781 35
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 28,874 27
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 34
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 46
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 639 40
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 81,787,241 18
Full service provider sales 81,787,241 14
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,275,751 14
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.66 27
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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