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State Comparison

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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 131,740,618 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 29,828 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 15,270 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 51%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 9.39ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 10%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 40%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 32%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 7%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 7%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 2%
Electricity Generated from Wind 1%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Roy Cooper
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2017-01-01
Name
North Carolina Utilities Commission
Abbreviation
NCUC
Year Established
1891
Associated ISO or RTO
PJM Interconnection (PA-NJ-MD)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Rail", "Sewage/Wastewater", "Telecommunications", "Transportation"]
Number of Seats
7
Staff Size
63
Current Commissioner Count
7
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
North Carolina General Assembly
Session Length in Months
6
Session Start Date
2020-05-13
Session End Date
2020-07-03