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California Gross System Power for 2003
In Gigawatt-Hours (GWh)


Fuel Type

In-State

NW Imports

SW Imports

GSP

GSP Percentage

Coal

27,222

7,488

24,306

59,016

21.3%

Large Hydro

30,889

12,126

1,911

44,926

16.2%

Natural Gas

92,356

1,911

7,738

102,005

36.9%

Nuclear

35,594

778

5,553

41,925

15.2%

Renewables

28,740

-0-

-0-

28,740

10.4%

Biomass

5,574

 

 

5,574

2.0%

Geothermal

13,771

 

 

13,771

5.0%

Small Hydro

5,146

 

 

5,146

1.9%

Solar

758

 

 

758

0.3%

Wind

3,491

 

 

3,491

1.3%

Other

-0-

 

 

-0-

0.0%

TOTAL

214,801

22,303

39,508

276,612

100.0%

Source:

2003 Net System Power Calculation Report, Energy Commission Publication # 300-04-001R.
Download copy of report in Acrobat PDF (8 pages, 309 kilobytes, date on line April 15, 2005)

Note: 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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