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

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West Virginia Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (West Virginia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Coal
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 14,920 29
Electric utilities 11,037 24
IPP & CHP 3,884 26
Net generation (megawatthours) 56,661,533 27
Electric utilities 40,783,193 22
IPP & CHP 15,878,340 24
Emissions
Sulfur Dioxide (short tons) 33,422 13
Nitrogen Oxide (short tons) 30,481 16
Carbon Dioxide (thousand metric tons) 49,518 9
Sulfur Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1.2 9
Nitrogen Oxide (lbs/MWh) 1.1 14
Carbon Dioxide (lbs/MWh) 1,923 2
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 32,076,583 34
Full service provider sales 32,076,583 32
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 760,925 29
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 8.75 40
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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