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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020    |  
Re-released: March 23, 2020 Correction

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Tennessee Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Tennessee)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 21,349 19
Electric utilities 20,719 12
IPP & CHP 630 48
Net generation (megawatthours) 81,554,917 20
Electric utilities 78,854,061 12
IPP & CHP 2,700,856 46
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 29,382 21
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 13,615 37
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 29,303 26
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 24
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 47
Carbon sioxide (lbs/MWh) 790 36
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 102,911,183 13
Full service provider sales 102,911,183 8
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,487,343 12
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.58 31
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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