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

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West Virginia Electricity Profile 2017

Table 1. 2017 Summary statistics (West Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,856 30
Electric utilities 11,037 25
IPP & CHP 3,819 28
Net generation (megawatthours) 73,357,080 22
Electric utilities 55,929,287 17
IPP & CHP 17,427,793 18
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 39,806 18
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 44,029 13
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 64,988 8
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 17
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 14
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,949 2
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 31,709,019 34
Full service provider sales 31,709,019 32
Energy-only provider sales . .
Direct use (megawatthours) 642,056 32
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.00 37
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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