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2004 Gross System Electricity Production

California Gross System Power for 2004
In Gigawatt-Hours (GWh)


Fuel Type

In-State

NW Imports

SW Imports

GSP

GSP Percentage

Coal

28,589

6,161

26,901

61,651

21.3%

Large Hydro

29,703

11,428

1,872

43,003

14.9%

Natural Gas

104,977

2,302

10,885

118,164

40.8%

Nuclear

30,241

940

5,789

36,970

12.8%

Renewables

29,571

-0-

-0-

29,571

10.2%

Biomass

5,903

 

 

5,903

2.0%

Geothermal

14,000

 

 

14,000

4.8%

Small Hydro

4,669

 

 

4,669

1.6%

Solar

741

 

 

741

0.3%

Wind

4,258

 

 

4,258

1.5%

Other

-0-

 

 

-0-

0.0%

TOTAL

223,081

20,831

45,447

289,359

100.0%

Source:

2004 Net System Power Calculation Report, Energy Commission Publication # CEC-300-2005-004.
Download copy of report in Acrobat PDF (8 pages, 309 kilobytes, date on line April 15, 2005)

Note: Data was updated for this table on January 10, 2006. Data used for the April 2005 report was preliminary, and errors were found in submitted data. Methodology is same and numbers above reflect the correct/currrent data.


Generally, to convert from gigawatt hours into megawatts, divide the number of gigawatts by 8,760 then multiply by 1,000 to get megawatts. This is "average" megawatts, as capacity of power plants varies depending on resource/fuel type and plant efficiency.

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