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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 88,077,432 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 25,341 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 10,706 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 42%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 9.40ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 10%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 54%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 28%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 2%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 1%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 1%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 5%
Electricity Generated from Wind 0%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 1%
Name
Ralph S. Northam
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2018-01-13
Name
Virginia State Corporation Commission
Abbreviation
SCC
Year Established
1903
Associated ISO or RTO
PJM Interconnection (PA-NJ-MD)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Rail"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
600
Current Commissioner Count
2
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Virginia General Assembly
Session Length in Months
3
Session Start Date
2019-01-09
Session End Date
2019-03-10