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State Electricity Profiles

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

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South Carolina Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (South Carolina)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 23,962 18
Electric utilities 21,781 9
IPP & CHP 2,181 36
Net generation (megawatthours) 100,107,504 16
Electric utilities 95,689,493 6
IPP & CHP 4,418,011 44
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 23,291 21
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 14,592 37
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 25,110 28
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 28
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 49
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 552 41
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 80,205,620 17
Full service provider sales 80,205,620 13
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,119,968 15
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 10.02 22
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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