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State Electricity Profiles

Data for 2020  |  Release date: November 4, 2021  |  Next release date: December 2022  

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Texas Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Texas)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 128,947 1
Electric utilities 27,948 3
IPP & CHP 100,999 1
Net generation (megawatthours) 473,514,913 1
Electric utilities 77,675,639 9
IPP & CHP 395,839,273 1
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 139,826 1
Nitrogen Oxide short tons) 158,843 1
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 202,445 1
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 18
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 26
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 941 22
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 426,863,267 1
Full service provider sales 426,863,267 1
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 35,665,123 1
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.36 43
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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