Facts & Figures

Each year we publish a variety of reports concerning both our financial performance and our performance in other facets of our business. We publish our SEC filing, annual report and information statement on our website for the public. View and download reports and information here.

2018 Facts and Figures Printable PDF

The 2018 Facts & Figures brochure is filled with pertinent information about Georgia Power, including customer numbers, plant generation capacities, kilowatt-hour sales, social media impressions and more.   

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By the Numbers

Where Revenues Came From
Residential 39%
Commercial 37%
Industrial 16%
Wholesale 2%
Other 6%
Where Our Revenues Went
Fuel and purchased power 33%
Other expenses 14%
Taxes 15%
Depreciation and amortization 11%
Labor expenses 5%
Interest 5%
Common dividends 15%
Retained earnings 2%
Transmission & Distribution
Overhead and underground distribution lines added 341 miles
Total distribution lines 75,612 miles
Total transmission lines (Georgia Power owned) 12,437 miles

Customers

2,515,130 Georgia Power customers as of Dec. 31, 2017.

Residential

2,185,782

Commercial

308,939

Industrial

10,644

Other

9,765

Customers by Region*

Georgia Power provides electric service to customers in 155 of the state’s 159 counties. 

Georgia Power Plants as of Dec. 31, 2017

Name Kw Capacity Fuel Source
Bartletts Ferry 173,000 Hydro
Boulevard 19,700 Oil
Bowen 3,160,000 Coal
Burton 6,120 Hydro
Dalton 6,012 Solar
Estatoah 240 Hydro
Flint River 5,400 Hydro
Falcons Solar 1 332 Solar
Falcons Solar 2 195 Solar
Falcons Solar 3 480 Solar
Fort Benning 30,000 Solar
Fort Gordon 30,000 Solar
Fort Stewart 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
Name Kw Capacity Fuel Source
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

Jointly Owned Plants as of Dec. 31, 2017

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

OPC - Oglethorpe Power Corporation; MEAG - Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia; Dalton - City of Dalton, Georgia

Units Duke Energy, Florida Florida Power & Light Jacksonville Electric Authority Georgia Power
Scherer* 4 76.4 23.6

* Plant Scherer’s total MW capacity is 3,272.

Generating Capacity

Total Georgia Power Kw Capacity
Gas/Oil 6,297,942
Coal 5,799,591
Nuclear 1,959,852
Hydro 1,087,536
Renewables 128,996
Total 15,273,917

Fuel Cost for Generation

Cents Per Kilowatt-Hour
Nuclear 0.83
Coal 3.17
Oil and Gas 2.68
Average 2.36

†Georgia Power purchases only the null energy output from some renewable generating facilities that have contracted to sell that energy to the company. Ownership of the associated renewable energy credits (RECs) is specified in each respective power purchase agreement. The party that owns the RECs retains the right to use them.

Information Statements

Read a comprehensive report on Georgia Power’s activities throughout the year. Both current and past annual reports are available for your review.

Current Information Statement

Financial Information Statement

Download our Annual Meeting and Information Statement to learn more about our company, its inititiaves and our leadership.  

Annual Reports

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SEC Filings

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