State Comparison

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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 67,249,025 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 17,618 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 14,638 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 83%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 8.40ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 90%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 6%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 0%
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 0%
Electricity Generated from Wind 2%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
James C. "Jim" Justice
Party Affiliation
Republican
Assumed Office
2017-01-17
Name
Public Service Commission of West Virginia
Abbreviation
PSC
Year Established
1913
Associated ISO or RTO
PJM Interconnection (PA-NJ-MD)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Telecommunications", "Transportation", "Water", "Solid Waste Disposal (Landfills)"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
283
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
West Virginia Legislature
Session Length in Months
2
Session Start Date
2019-01-09
Session End Date
2019-03-09