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

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West Virginia Electricity Profile 2019

Table 1. 2019 Summary statistics (West Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,868 29
Electric utilities 11,037 24
IPP & CHP 3,831 28
Net generation (megawatthours) 63,925,639 25
Electric utilities 48,312,222 20
IPP & CHP 15,613,417 26
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 38,745 15
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 36,975 14
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 56,823 10
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 11
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 13
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,956 2
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 33,247,013 34
Full service provider sales 33,247,013 31
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 774,742 29
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.49 44
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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