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Total Electricity System Power



2010 Total System Power in Gigawatt Hours
Fuel Type California
In-State Generation (GWh)
Percent of California
In-State Generation
Northwest Imports (GWh) Southwest Imports (GWh) California Power Mix (GWh) Percent California Power Mix
Coal 3,406 1.7% 783 18,236 22,425 7.7%
Large Hydro 29,315 14.3% - 1,333 30,648 10.5%
Natural Gas 109,752 53.4% 1,330 10,625 121,707 41.9%
Nuclear 32,214 15.7% - 8,211 40,425 13.9%
Oil 52 0.0% - - 52 0.0%
Other 0 0.0% - - 0 0.0%
Renewables 30,610 14.9% 7,586 2,205 40,401 13.9%
Biomass 5,798 2.8% 1,149 - 6,947 2.4%
Geothermal 12,740 6.2% - 673 13,413 4.6%
Small Hydro 4,993 2.4% 554 - 5,547 1.9%
Solar 908 0.4% - 51 959 0.3%
Wind 6,172 3.0% 5,883 1,481 13,536 4.7%
Unspecified Sources of Power - 0.0% 14,978 19,881 34,859 12.0%
Total 205,350 100.0% 24,677 60,491 290,518 100.0%

Source: QFER and SB 1305 Reporting Requirements. In-state generation is reported generation from units 1 MW and larger

Contact: Michael Nyberg, Mnyberg@energy.ca.gov

Data as of August 1, 2012