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

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Virginia Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 27,660 14
Electric utilities 22,371 8
IPP & CHP 5,289 21
Net generation (megawatthours) 90,417,351 17
Electric utilities 70,951,368 15
IPP & CHP 19,465,983 17
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 20,858 24
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 28,650 25
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 31,195 23
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 33
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 32
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 759 38
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 111,529,732 10
Full service provider sales 110,946,702 6
Energy-only provider sales 583,030 20
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,686,351 11
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.18 33
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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