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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 215,676,700 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 45,240 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 24,694 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 55%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 9.97ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 19%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 39%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 37%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 2%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 1%
Electricity Generated from Wind 2%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Tom Wolf
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2015-01-20
Name
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Abbreviation
PUC
Year Established
1937
Associated ISO or RTO
PJM Interconnection (PA-NJ-MD)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Sewage/Wastewater", "Telecommunications", "Transportation", "Water"]
Number of Seats
5
Staff Size
523
Current Commissioner Count
5
Term Length in Years
5 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Pennsylvania General Assembly
Session Length in Months
12
Session Start Date
2019-01-01
Session End Date