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State Electricity Profiles

Data for: 2022 Release Date: November 2, 2023 Next Release Date: November 2024
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United States Electricity Profile 2022

Table 1. 2022 Summary statistics (United States)
Item Value
Primary energy source Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 1,161,436
Electric utilities 612,812
IPP & CHP 548,624
Net generation (megawatthours) 4,230,672,233
Electric utilities 2,229,610,568
IPP & CHP 2,001,061,665
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 1,189,558
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 1,355,601
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 1,650,367
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 858
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 3,927,169,069
Full service provider sales 3,362,051,774
Energy-only provider sales 565,117,295
Direct use (megawatthours) 139,725,701
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 12.36
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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