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

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South Dakota Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (South Dakota)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 4,682 44
Electric utilities 3,537 36
IPP & CHP 1,145 44
Net generation (megawatthours) 14,506,647 44
Electric utilities 12,384,881 35
IPP & CHP 2,121,766 47
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 1,112 45
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 1,561 48
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 3,289 44
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 42
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 51
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 499 43
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 12,868,931 43
Full service provider sales 12,868,931 42
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 12,452 51
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.96 23
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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