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Annual Generation - County

Column Key for Annual Generation by County:

Category: Broad classifications for power plants:

  • G = Natural Gas
  • S = Solar
  • T = Geothermal
  • N = Nuclear
  • C = Coal
  • E = Biomass
  • H = Hydro
  • X = Wind

Year (second column). Use the small "^" and the "v"beside the current year showing to view other years. For most datasets, the oldest year will be 2001.

County: The physical county the power plant is located in. May include non-California counties.

Company Name: The last recorded company name that owns the power plant.

Plant ID: The CEC Plant ID is a unique identifier used by the Cartography Unit to track power plants.

Plant Name: The name given for the plant by the company owner. May be different from other common references in use in other proceedings, hearings, etc.

Sum of Net MWh: Total energy produced by the plant for the given year in megawatt-hours.

Sum of Primary Fuel Use (MMBtu): Total primary fuel consumed by the plant in a year as measured in MMBtu.

Sum of Secondary Fuel Use (MMBtu): Total secondary fuel consumed by the plant in a year as measured in MMBtu.

NOTE: The information in the following table can be copied to a spreadsheet program such as MS Excel by highlighting the desired records and then copying and pasting them into a spreadsheet. A single spreadsheet download option is not provide since there are multiple years of data available. The source "txt" files are available for download and can be used in a spreadsheet program such as MS Excel or imported into a database application such as MS Access.

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Categoryv 2010   County Company Name Plant ID Plant Name Sum Of net MWh Sum Of Primary
Fuel Use MMBTU
Sum Of Secondary
Fuel Use MMBTU