List of power stations in Georgia (U.S. state)

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The following page lists power stations in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Hydroelectric dams[edit]

Georgia Power Hydro incorporates 72 hydroelectric generating units to produce a generation capacity of 844,720 kilowatts (kW). Georgia Power Hydro facilities also provide more than 45,985 acres (18,609 ha) of water bodies and more than 1,057 mi (1,701 km) of shoreline for habitat and recreational use.

Plant Nearest City Capacity
Barnett Shoals Hydroelectric Generating Plant Athens, Georgia 2,800 kW
Bartletts Ferry Hydroelectric Generating Plant Columbus, Georgia 173,000 kW
Blue Ridge Dam (Owned and operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority[1]) Blue Ridge, Georgia 13,000 kW
Burton Hydroelectric Generating Plant Clayton, Georgia 6,120 kW
Estatoah Hydroelectric Generating Plant Mountain City, Georgia 240 kW
Flint River Hydroelectric Generating Plant Albany, Georgia 5,400 kW
Goat Rock Hydroelectric Generating Plant Columbus, Georgia 38,600 kW
Langdale Hydroelectric Generating Plant West Point, Georgia 1,040 kW
Lloyd Shoals Hydroelectric Generating Plant Jackson, Georgia 14,400 kW
Morgan Falls Hydroelectric Generating Plant Sandy Springs, Georgia 16,800 kW
Nacoochee Hydroelectric Generating Plant Clayton, Georgia 4,800 kW
North Highlands Hydroelectric Generating Plant Columbus, Georgia 29,600 kW
Oliver Dam Hydroelectric Generating Plant Columbus, Georgia 60,000 kW
Riverview Hydroelectric Generating Plant West Point, Georgia 480 kW
Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Generating Plant Rome, Georgia 1,095,000 kW
Sinclair Dam Hydroelectric Generating Plant Milledgeville, Georgia 45,000 kW
Tallulah Falls Hydroelectric Generating Plant Tallulah Falls, Georgia 72,000 kW
Terrora Hydroelectric Generating Plant Tallulah Falls, Georgia 16,000 kW
Tugalo Hydroelectric Generating Plant Lakemont, Georgia 45,000 kW
Wallace Dam Hydroelectric Generating Plant Eatonton, Georgia 321,300 kW
Yonah Hydroelectric Generating Plant Lakemont, Georgia 22,500 kW

Fossil fuel power plants[edit]

Plant Nearest City Number of Units Capacity
Bowen Steam-Electric Generating Plant (Plant Bowen) Cartersville, Georgia 4 3,160,000 kW
Harllee Branch Jr. Steam-Electric Generating Plant (Closed April 2015 [2]) Milledgeville, Georgia 4 1,539,700 kW
William P. Hammond Steam-Electric Generating Plant Rome, Georgia 1 800,000 kW
Kraft Steam-Electric Generating Plant Savannah, Georgia 4 281,136 kW
John J. McDonough Steam-Electric Generating Plant Smyrna, Georgia 2 490,000 kW
McIntosh Steam-Electric Generating Plant Savannah, Georgia 9 810,000 kW
McIntosh Combined Cycle Plant Rincon, Georgia 2 1,240,000 kW
Clifford Braswall McManus Steam-Electric Generating Plant Brunswick, Georgia 2 596,000 kW
W. E. Mitchell Steam-Electric Generating Plant (31°26'41.13"N, 84°8'2.34"W) Albany, Georgia 4 243,000 kW
Robins Steam-Electric Generating Plant Warner Robins, Georgia 2 166,000 kW
Robert W. Scherer Steam-Electric Generating Plant (Plant Scherer) Juliette, Georgia 4 3,520,000 kW
Wansley Steam-Electric Generating Plant Carrollton, Georgia 2 951,872 kW
Allen B. Wilson Combustion Turbine Plant Waynesboro, Georgia 354,100 kW
Eugene A. Yates Steam-Electric Generating Plant Newnan, Georgia 7 1,250,000 kW

Nuclear power plants[edit]

Plant Nearest City Number of Units Capacity
Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Electric Generating Plant (Plant Vogtle) Augusta, Georgia 2 2,430,000 kW
Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Electric Generating Plant (Plant Hatch) Baxley, Georgia 2 1,726,000 kW

*PS indicates a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station.

Solar power plants[edit]

Plant Nearest City Area Capacity
Decatur County Solar Facility[3] Bainbridge, Georgia 169 acres (68 ha) 19,000 kW

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.tva.gov/Energy/Our-Power-System/Hydroelectric/Blue-Ridge-Reservoir
  2. ^ "Georgia Power pulls plug on Plant Branch on Lake Sinclair". The Macon Telegraph. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Decatur County Solar Facility" (PDF). Retrieved 7 April 2016.