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Facts & Figures

Georgia Power's customers as of Dec. 31, 2015, totaled 2,450,238 in the following categories:
 
Residential 2,127,658
Commercial 304,179
Industrial 9,141
Other 9,260

Customers by Regions

Metro 1,213,964
Central 165,060
East 160,797
Northeast 175,702
Northwest 170,790
South 131,529
West 139,992
Coastal 292,403
Total
*Excludes wholesale customers
2,450,238*

Where Revenues Came From in 2015

Residential 39%
Commercial 37%
Industrial 16%
Wholesale 3%
Other 5%

Where Revenues Went in 2015

Fuel and purchased power 35%
Other expenses 16%
Common dividends 12%
Taxes 14%
Depreciation and amortization 10%
Labor expenses 6%
Interest 4%
Net profit after dividends 3%

Investments

The total gross investment in facilities at the end of 2015 was $38 billion.

Fuel Cost for Generation

(Cents Per Kilowatt-Hour)
Nuclear 0.78
Coal 4.55
Gas and Oil 2.47
Average 2.77

Transmission and Generation in 2015

Overhead and underground distribution lines added 374 miles
Total distribution lines 74,828 miles
Total transmission lines (under Georgia Power ownership) 12,776 miles

Generation Sources in 2015

Coal 34%
Nuclear 25%
Oil and Gas 39%
Hydro 2%
Other* 1%
*Other includes biomass, landfill, gas, and solar, when applicable.

Generating Plants as of December 31, 2015

Name Georgia
Power kW
Capacity
Fuel
Source
Bartletts Ferry 173,000 Hydro
Boulevard 19,700 Oil, Gas
Bowen 3,160,000 Coal
Burton 6,120 Hydro
Dalton 6,305 Solar
Estatoah 240 Hydro
Flint River 5,400 Hydro
Ft. Benning 30,000 Solar
Goat Rock 38,600 Hydro
Hammond 800,000 Coal
Hatch 899,612 Nuclear
Intercession City 47,667 Oil
Kraft, C.T. 22,000 Oil, Gas
Langdale 1,040 Hydro
Lloyd Shoals 14,400 Hydro
McDonough-Atkinson, C.C. 2,520,000 Oil, Gas
McDonough-Unit 3 78,800 Oil, Gas
McIntosh 163,117 Coal
McIntosh, C.C. 1,318,920 Oil, Gas
McIntosh, C.T. 640,000 Oil, Gas
McManus, C.T. 481,700 Oil
Mitchell 125,000 Coal
Mitchell, C.T. 78,800 Oil
Morgan Falls 16,800 Hydro
Nacoochee 4,800 Hydro
North Highlands 29,600 Hydro
Oliver Dam 60,000 Hydro
Riverview 480 Hydro
Robins 158,400 Oil, Gas
Rocky Mountain 215,256 Hydro
Scherer 750,924 Coal
Sinclair Dam 45,000 Hydro
Tallulah Falls 72,000 Hydro
Terrora 16,000 Hydro
Tugalo 45,000 Hydro
Vogtle 1,060,240 Nuclear
Wallace Dam 321,300 Hydro
Wansley 925,550 Coal
Wansley, C.T. 26,322 Oil
Wilson* 354,100 Oil
Yates 700,000 Gas
Yonah 22,500 Hydro
C.C. - Combined cycle
C.T. - Combustion turbines
* Includes internal combustion unit
Total Georgia Power kW Capacity
Hydro 1,087,536
Fossil 6,624,591
Nuclear 1,959,852
Solar 36,305
Other (Diesel, Combined Cycle and Combustion Turbine) 5,746,409
Total 15,454,693

Jointly-Owned Plants

Percent as of December 31, 2015
Plant Units Gulf
Power
OPC MEAG Dalton Georgia
Power
Total MW
Capacity
Hatch 1&2 --   30.0 17.7 2.2 50.1 1,796
Rocky Mtn. 1-3 --   74.6 --   --   25.4 848
Scherer* 1&2 --   60.0 30.2 1.4 8.4 1,636
Scherer* 3 25.0 --   --   --   75.0 818
Vogtle 1&2 --   30.0 22.7 1.6 45.7 2,320
Wansley 1&2 --   30.0 15.1 1.4 53.5 1,730
Wansley, C.T. 5A --   30.0 15.1 1.4 53.5 49

  Units Duke
Energy,
Florida
Florida
Power
& Light
Jacksonville
Electric
Authority
Georgia
Power
Scherer* 4 --   76.4 23.6 --  
Intercession City** --   66.7 --   --   33.3

OPC - Oglethorpe Power Corporation
MEAG - Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia
Dalton - City of Dalton, Georgia
*Plant Scherer's total MW capacity is 3,272.
**Intercession City's total MW capacity is 143.

The J.D. Power Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Survey ranked Georgia Power first in the South Region for customer satisfaction. We also ranked in the top quartile overall in the annual Customer Value Benchmark (CVB) which compares customer value among peer utilities across the nation.


The J.D. Power Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Survey ranked Georgia Power third out of 13 in the annual South Region large utility group in 2016.

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