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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020  

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West Virginia Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (West Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,851 29
Electric utilities 11,037 24
IPP & CHP 3,814 28
Net generation (megawatthours) 67,249,025 24
Electric utilities 49,799,036 20
IPP & CHP 17,449,989 18
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 45,783 14
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 40,874 14
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 60,203 10
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 11
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 13
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,970 2
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 33,646,813 34
Full service provider sales 33,646,813 31
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 473,128 35
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.72 41
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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