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Data for 2020  |  Release date: November 4, 2021  |  Next release date: December 2022  

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Georgia Electricity Profile 2020

Table 1. 2020 Summary statistics (Georgia)
Item Value Rank
Primary energy source   Natural gas
Net summer capacity (megawatts) 37,279 7
Electric utilities 27,253 4
IPP & CHP 10,026 12
Net generation (megawatthours) 120,126,001 10
Electric utilities 96,522,566 5
IPP & CHP 23,603,435 15
Emissions
Sulfur dioxide (short tons) 46,548 5
Nitrogen oxide (short tons) 35,621 11
Carbon dioxide (thousand metric tons) 39,865 14
Sulfur dioxide (lbs/MWh) 0.8 14
Nitrogen oxide (lbs/MWh) 0.6 29
Carbon dioxide (lbs/MWh) 730 30
Total retail sales (megawatthours) 133,470,142 7
Full service provider sales 133,470,142 4
Energy-only provider sales 0 0
Direct use (megawatthours) 5,157,107 5
Average retail price (cents/kWh) 9.93 23
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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