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Data for 2019  |  Release date: November 2, 2020  |  Next release date: December 2021  

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Virginia Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 28,045 13
Electric utilities 22,505 7
IPP & CHP 5,540 23
Net generation (megawatthours) 96,827,639 17
Electric utilities 74,385,815 12
IPP & CHP 22,441,825 15
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 14,623 26
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 24,221 22
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 29,965 21
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 34
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.5 37
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 681 39
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 118,435,380 10
Full service provider sales 116,829,792 6
Energy-only provider sales 1,605,588 20
Direct use (megawatthours) 2,774,097 11
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.52 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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