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

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South Dakota Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (South Dakota)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 4,169 45
Electric utilities 3,531 36
IPP & CHP 638 47
Net generation (megawatthours) 12,616,396 44
Electric utilities 10,628,359 37
IPP & CHP 1,988,037 47
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 1,012 46
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 1,433 49
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 2,921 46
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 45
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 51
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 509 43
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 12,865,645 43
Full service provider sales 12,865,645 42
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 40 52
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.97 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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