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

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Tennessee Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Tennessee)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Nuclear
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 20,951 20
Electric utilities 20,409 12
IPP & CHP 543 48
Net generation (megawatthours) 79,046,397 19
Electric utilities 76,547,489 13
IPP & CHP 2,498,908 46
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 44,231 14
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 19,905 31
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 35,792 19
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 16
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 40
Carbon sioxide (lbs/MWh) 996 24
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 97,239,885 13
Full service provider sales 97,239,885 8
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,385,508 13
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.45 32
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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