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

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Tennessee Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Tennessee)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 21,404 19
Electric utilities 20,719 11
IPP & CHP 685 48
Net generation (megawatthours) 82,327,108 19
Electric utilities 79,134,921 10
IPP & CHP 3,192,187 46
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 25,775 20
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 12,843 38
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 27,328 26
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 20
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 47
Carbon sioxide (lbs/MWh) 730 37
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 99,829,100 13
Full service provider sales 99,829,100 8
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,876,917 10
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.69 28
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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