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Data for 2018  |  Release date: December 31, 2019  |  Next release date: December 2020  

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Georgia Electricity Profile 2018

Table 1. 2018 Summary statistics (Georgia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 36,989 7
Electric utilities 28,196 4
IPP & CHP 8,792 13
Net generation (megawatthours) 129,239,355 9
Electric utilities 109,170,814 3
IPP & CHP 20,068,542 17
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 52,917 13
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 47,390 12
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 54,803 12
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 22
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.7 28
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 933 26
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 139,866,074 8
Full service provider sales 139,866,074 4
Energy-only provider sales    
Direct use (megawatthours) 5,278,713 6
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.62 29
kWh = Kilowatthours.
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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