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Facts & Figures

Georgia Power's customers as of Dec. 31, 2016, totaled 2,481,554 in the following categories:
 
Residential 2,155,945
Commercial 305,488
Industrial 10,537
Other 9,584

Customers by Region

Metro 1,233,950
Central 165,577
East 162,999
Northeast 177,459
Northwest 172,308
South 132,482
West 140,921
Coastal 295,858
Total
*Excludes wholesale customers
2,481,554*

Where Revenues Came From in 2016

Residential 39%
Commercial 37%
Industrial 15%
Wholesale 3%
Other 6%

Where Revenues Went in 2016

Fuel and purchased power 32%
Other expenses 17%
Common dividends 16%
Taxes 14%
Depreciation and amortization 10%
Labor expenses 6%
Interest 5%
Net profit after dividends 0%

Investments

The total gross investment in facilities at the end of 2016 was $40 billion.

Fuel Cost for Generation

(Cents Per Kilowatt-Hour)
Nuclear 0.85
Coal 3.28
Gas and Oil 2.36
Average 2.33

Transmission and Distribution in 2016

Overhead and underground distribution lines added 443 miles
Total distribution lines 75,271 miles
Total transmission lines (under Georgia Power ownership) 12,507 miles

Energy Mix 2016

Coal 29%
Nuclear 20%
Oil/Gas 47%
Hydro/Renewables 4%

Generating Plants as of Dec. 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
Falcons Solar 1 332 Solar
Falcons Solar 3 480 Solar
Fort Benning 30,000 Solar
Goat Rock 38,600 Hydro
Hammond 800,000 Coal
Hatch 899,612 Nuclear
Kings Bay 30,000 Solar
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
McManus* 481,700 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
Tri-County EMC 1,008 Solar
Tugalo 45,000 Hydro
UGA 969 Solar
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
Gas/Oil 6,297,942
Nuclear 1,959,852
Renewables 129,094
Coal 5,799,591
Total 15,274,015
Georgia Power retains some of the associated renewable energy credits (RECs) for the energy output from renewable generating facilities. REC ownerships specified in each respective power agreement and the party that owns the RECs retains the right to use them. More than 2.3 million MWh were produced by renewable generators in2016. Georgia Power retains the RECs to 1.3 million MWh of this energy, with the RECs for the remainder being retained by their respective owners. Additionally, 1.05 million MWh were produced by hydroelectric generators in 2016.

Jointly-Owned Plants

Percent as of Dec. 31, 2016
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 --  

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

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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