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State Electricity Profiles

Data for 2020  |  Release date: November 4, 2021  |  Next release date: December 2022  

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Washington Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Washington)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Hydroelectric
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 30,669 9
Electric utilities 26,878 6
IPP & CHP 3,791 27
Net generation (megawatthours) 116,114,468 11
Electric utilities 100,652,726 4
IPP & CHP 15,461,742 26
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 13,930 25
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 14,296 34
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 11,999 36
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 33
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.2 49
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 227 50
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 86,706,144 15
Full service provider sales 84,485,772 11
Energy-only provider sales 2,220,372 20
Direct use (megawatthours) 841,296 28
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.33 45
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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