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

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Washington Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (Washington)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 30,957 9
Electric utilities 26,767 6
IPP & CHP 4,190 26
Net generation (megawatthours) 115,912,028 11
Electric utilities 100,482,354 5
IPP & CHP 15,429,674 23
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 11,954 33
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 15,856 35
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 11,008 39
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 40
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.3 49
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 209 50
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 91,948,172 14
Full service provider sales 89,639,210 11
Energy-only provider sales 2,308,962 19
Direct use (megawatthours) 991,401 28
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 7.94 50
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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