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Data for 2016  |  Release Date: January 25, 2018  |  Next Release: December 2018  

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West Virginia Electricity Profile 2016

Table 1. 2016 Summary statistics (West Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 15,265 30
Electric utilities 11,445 23
IPP & CHP 3,819 28
Net generation (megawatthours) 75,942,968 23
Electric utilities 59,429,345 17
IPP & CHP 16,513,623 21
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 45,789 19
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 52,370 12
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 68,473 8
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 16
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.4 11
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,984 3
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 32,076,146 34
Full service provider sales 32,076,146 32
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 470,563 35
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.98 36
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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