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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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Virginia Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 29,635 12
Electric utilities 23,975 7
IPP & CHP 5,659 21
Net generation (megawatthours) 95,509,121 17
Electric utilities 72,378,588 15
IPP & CHP 23,130,533 16
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 19,303 26
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 31,265 22
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 33,504 23
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.4 33
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 30
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 772 39
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 118,166,348 10
Full service provider sales 117,389,872 6
Energy-only provider sales 776,476 20
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,789,651 10
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.48 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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