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

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South Carolina Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (South Carolina)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 22,880 18
Electric utilities 20,626 10
IPP & CHP 2,254 35
Net generation (megawatthours) 93,080,948 16
Electric utilities 88,079,282 8
IPP & CHP 5,001,666 41
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 19,182 25
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 15,265 37
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 25,362 29
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 35
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 47
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 599 40
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 78,096,757 17
Full service provider sales 78,096,757 13
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,884,649 10
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.97 25
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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