California Electrical Energy Generation

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California Electrical Energy Generation
Total Production, by Resource Type
(Gigawatt Hours)
Goto years: 1983 - 1989, 1990 - 2000, 2001 - 2009, 2010 - 2018
2010
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2011
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2012
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2013
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2014
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2015
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2016
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2017
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2018
GWh
Total System Electric Generation 291,046 293,775 302,180 296,259 296,150 295,930 290,792 292,083 285,656
Total In-State Generation 205,653 201,347 199,645 199,594 199,503 196,910 198,466 206,379 195,008
CA Hydroelectric 34,190 42,737 27,461 24,101 16,482 13,996 28,986 43,304 26,344
CA Large Hydro 28,483 35,682 22,737 20,319 13,739 11,569 24,410 36,920 22,096
CA Small Hydro 5,707 7,055 4,724 3,782 2,742 2,427 4,576 6,384 4,248
CA Nuclear 32,214 36,666 18,491 17,860 17,027 18,525 18,931 17,925 18,268
CA Coal 2,286 2,096 1,262 824 802 309 324 302 294
CA Oil 52 36 48 38 45 54 37 33 35
CA Natural Gas 109,682 91,063 121,777 120,863 121,855 117,565 98,879 89,588 90,691
CA Geothermal 12,740 12,685 12,733 12,510 12,186 11,994 11,582 11,745 11,528
CA Biomass 5,989 6,060 6,211 6,559 6,785 6,367 5,905 5,847 5,909
CA Wind 6,172 7,598 9,242 11,964 13,104 12,191 13,499 12,867 14,244
CA Solar PV 90 226 1,018 3,772 9,148 13,057 17,385 21,895 24,721
CA Solar Thermal 879 889 867 686 1,624 2,446 2,548 2,464 2,545
CA Petroleum Coke 1,120 1,024 318 194 208 229 207 246 207
CA Waste Heat 241 267 217 222 237 177 182 163 223
Net Imports * 85,392 92,427 102,535 96,664 96,646 99,019 92,326 85,704 90,648
* Note - An annual summary of imports by fuel type can be found on the Total System Electric Generation webpage.
Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial
Total Non-Commerical In-State Generation 92,611 99,082 78,145 74,851 67,754 68,369 77,321 84,042 70,857
CA Hydroelectric 28,166 34,437 22,693 20,506 14,041 12,007 23,682 34,707 21,608
CA Large Hydro 24,336 29,759 19,505 17,906 12,052 10,228 20,678 30,686 18,821
CA Small Hydro 3,830 4,679 3,187 2,600 1,990 1,778 3,004 4,021 2,787
CA Nuclear 32,214 36,666 18,491 17,860 17,027 18,525 18,931 17,925 18,268
CA Coal - - - - - - - - -
CA Oil 35 30 29 28 30 31 31 31 31
CA Natural Gas 30,989 26,692 35,464 34,994 35,041 36,369 33,231 29,914 29,444
CA Geothermal 846 858 875 817 863 837 819 772 804
CA Biomass 44 39 39 20 11 8 3 2 4
CA Wind 306 286 282 259 286 137 179 278 285
CA Solar PV 11 73 273 368 455 454 446 413 413
CA Solar Thermal - - - - - - - - -
CA Petroleum Coke - - - - - - - - -
CA Waste Heat - - - - - - - - -
Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial
Total Commerical In-State Generation 113,042 102,265 121,500 124,744 131,749 128,542 121,145 122,337 124,151
CA Hydroelectric 6,024 8,299 4,768 3,595 2,441 1,989 5,304 8,597 4,737
CA Large Hydro 4,147 5,924 3,231 2,413 1,688 1,341 3,732 6,234 3,276
CA Small Hydro 1,877 2,376 1,537 1,182 753 648 1,572 2,363 1,461
CA Nuclear - - - - - - - - -
CA Coal 2,286 2,096 1,262 824 802 309 324 302 294
CA Oil 17 6 20 11 15 23 6 2 4
CA Natural Gas 78,693 64,371 86,313 85,869 86,814 81,196 65,649 59,674 61,247
CA Geothermal 11,894 11,826 11,858 11,693 11,323 11,156 10,763 10,973 10,724
CA Biomass 5,945 6,021 6,172 6,539 6,774 6,359 5,903 5,845 5,905
CA Wind 5,865 7,312 8,960 11,706 12,818 12,054 13,320 12,590 13,959
CA Solar PV 79 153 745 3,404 8,693 12,603 16,939 21,482 24,307
CA Solar Thermal 879 889 867 686 1,624 2,446 2,548 2,464 2,545
CA Petroleum Coke 1,120 1,024 318 194 208 229 207 246 207
CA Waste Heat 241 267 217 222 237 177 182 163 223
Energy Exports 5,054 5,146 4,974 3,281 11,450 10,737 11,812 12,679 12,444
Northwest 1,809 1,133 761 809 132 132 45 63 44
Southwest 3,245 4,013 4,213 2,472 11,317 10,605 11,767 12,616 12,400
Energy Imports 90,446 97,574 107,509 99,945 108,096 109,756 104,138 98,382 103,092
Northwest 26,486 36,352 40,231 35,897 37,393 35,932 42,423 39,936 39,561
Southwest 63,960 61,222 67,278 64,048 70,703 73,824 61,715 58,446 63,531
Net Energy Imports (Imports less Exports) 85,392 92,427 102,535 96,664 96,646 99,019 92,326 85,704 90,648
Northwest 24,677 35,219 39,470 35,088 37,261 35,800 42,378 39,874 39,517
Southwest 60,715 57,209 63,065 61,576 59,386 63,219 49,948 45,830 51,130
California Electrical Energy Generation
Total Production, by Resource Type
(Gigawatt Hours)
2001
GWh
2002
GWh
2003
GWh
2004
GWh
2005
GWh
2006
GWh
2007
GWh
2008
GWh
2009
GWh
Total System Electric Generation 267,386 274,389 279,671 290,082 289,159 298,318 304,909 307,434 298,159
Total In-State Generation 202,460 186,795 194,270 198,793 202,078 218,604 212,693 209,362 207,312
CA Hydroelectric 24,988 31,359 36,321 34,490 40,263 48,559 27,106 24,460 28,540
CA Large Hydro 20,144 26,003 30,325 28,945 33,334 40,952 22,640 19,887 23,659
CA Small Hydro 4,844 5,356 5,996 5,545 6,928 7,607 4,466 4,573 4,880
CA Nuclear 33,294 34,353 35,594 30,241 36,155 32,036 35,698 32,482 31,509
CA Coal 2,810 3,010 3,032 2,889 3,012 2,920 2,968 2,835 2,562
CA Oil 379 87 103 127 148 134 103 92 67
CA Natural Gas 116,151 92,490 94,194 105,038 96,892 108,952 120,247 122,799 117,099
CA Geothermal 13,525 13,396 13,329 13,494 13,292 13,093 13,084 12,907 12,907
CA Biomass 5,762 6,197 6,094 6,082 6,080 5,865 5,766 5,911 6,117
CA Wind 3,242 3,546 3,316 4,258 4,084 4,902 5,570 5,724 6,249
CA Solar PV 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 17
CA Solar Thermal 834 848 757 739 658 614 666 730 841
CA Petroleum Coke 1,231 1,265 1,237 1,197 1,271 1,270 1,249 1,142 1,173
CA Waste Heat 242 240 294 237 221 259 233 278 233
Net Imports * 64,926 87,594 85,401 91,289 87,081 79,714 92,217 98,072 90,847
* Note - An annual summary of imports by fuel type can be found on the Total System Electric Generation webpage.
Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial Non-Commercial
Total Non-Commerical In-State Generation 67,208 70,514 76,281 71,259 83,399 96,721 89,474 86,107 87,117
CA Hydroelectric 21,449 26,397 29,984 28,992 33,210 39,979 23,204 20,676 23,686
CA Large Hydro 17,806 22,636 25,903 25,230 28,582 35,000 20,155 17,526 20,392
CA Small Hydro 3,642 3,761 4,081 3,762 4,628 4,979 3,049 3,150 3,294
CA Nuclear 33,294 34,353 35,594 30,241 36,155 32,036 35,698 32,482 31,509
CA Coal - - - - - - - - -
CA Oil 123 43 41 51 58 51 53 53 45
CA Natural Gas 11,344 8,564 9,467 10,827 12,974 23,662 29,530 31,919 30,845
CA Geothermal 996 1,150 1,190 1,140 997 970 975 947 903
CA Biomass - 4 4 6 2 20 12 28 22
CA Wind - - - - - - - - 102
CA Solar PV 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 5
CA Solar Thermal - - - - - - - - -
CA Petroleum Coke - - - - - - - - -
CA Waste Heat - - - - - - - - -
Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial
Total Commerical In-State Generation 135,252 116,281 117,989 127,534 118,679 121,883 123,219 123,254 120,195
CA Hydroelectric 3,539 4,962 6,337 5,498 7,052 8,579 3,902 3,784 4,854
CA Large Hydro 2,338 3,367 4,422 3,714 4,753 5,952 2,486 2,361 3,267
CA Small Hydro 1,202 1,595 1,915 1,783 2,300 2,628 1,416 1,423 1,586
CA Nuclear - - - - - - - - -
CA Coal 2,810 3,010 3,032 2,889 3,012 2,920 2,968 2,835 2,562
CA Oil 256 44 62 76 90 83 51 39 22
CA Natural Gas 104,807 83,927 84,727 94,210 83,918 85,289 90,717 90,880 86,254
CA Geothermal 12,528 12,246 12,139 12,354 12,295 12,123 12,109 11,960 12,004
CA Biomass 5,762 6,193 6,090 6,076 6,077 5,845 5,755 5,883 6,095
CA Wind 3,242 3,546 3,316 4,258 4,084 4,902 5,570 5,724 6,147
CA Solar PV - - - - - - - 0 11
CA Solar Thermal 834 848 757 739 658 614 666 730 841
CA Petroleum Coke 1,231 1,265 1,237 1,197 1,271 1,270 1,249 1,142 1,173
CA Waste Heat 242 240 294 237 221 259 233 278 233
Energy Exports 14,854 6,534 6,026 4,825 5,685 5,056 5,586 5,064 4,629
Northwest 5,846 1,020 1,471 1,532 2,061 2,518 2,620 2,242 1,871
Southwest 9,007 5,514 4,555 3,292 3,623 2,539 2,966 2,822 2,759
Energy Imports 79,780 94,128 91,427 96,113 92,766 84,771 97,802 103,136 95,476
Northwest 12,672 28,206 23,775 22,363 22,347 22,321 27,289 26,201 21,800
Southwest 67,107 65,921 67,652 73,750 70,419 62,450 70,514 76,935 73,677
Net Energy Imports (Imports less Exports) 64,926 87,594 85,401 91,289 87,081 79,714 92,217 98,072 90,847
Northwest 6,826 27,186 22,303 20,831 20,286 19,803 24,669 23,959 19,929
Southwest 58,100 60,408 63,097 70,458 66,795 59,911 67,547 74,113 70,918

Data as of May 2019


Contact:
Michael Nyberg
Supply Analysis Office
916-654-5968
MNyberg@energy.ca.gov