Georgia Power - Statistics & Facts

Published by Statista Research Department, Jun 8, 2018
The Georgia Power Company is an electric utility in the United States that serves mostly all of Georgia’s counties and provides electricity to approximately 2.5 million customers. Georgia Power, along with various other companies like Gulf Power, is owned by Southern Company. The company began operations in the early 20th century as the industrial sector grew and thus, the demand for electricity started to increase. It was initially established as the Georgia Railway and Power Company to consolidate streetcar lines and their generating plants. Today, the Georgia Power Company owns and operates about 44 electricity generating plans, including hydroelectric dams, fossil-fuel generation plants and nuclear power plants.

In 2017, the Atlanta-based electricity provider generated approximately 8.3 billion U.S. dollars in revenue. In the same year, the number of employees decreased from 7,527 in 2016 to around 6,986 in 2017. With sales amounting to about 85 terawatt hours of electricity , Georgia Power was ranked second among the leading electric utilities in the United States.

The massive potential of solar energy has sparked the interest of Georgia Power in the past years. Generating electricity from sunlight is one of the most common renewable and low-carbon resources. According to Citigroup figures, the world’s demand for solar photovoltaic (PV) power is expected to total over 110 gigawatts by 2022. Georgia Power was amongst the ten leading U.S. utilities for solar energy in 2016, with nearly 553 megawatts of new capacity installations. The utility company actively supports the research and development of solar energy and announced that it will continue to increase their renewable energy portfolio.

Interesting statistics

In the following 4 chapters, you will quickly find the 18 most important statistics relating to "Georgia Power".

Georgia Power

Dossier on the topic

All important statistics are prepared by our experts – available for direct download as PPT & PDF!
TOP SELLER

Important key figures

The most important key figures provide you with a compact summary of the topic of "Georgia Power" and take you straight to the corresponding statistics.

Status quo

Competitors

Electricity in the U.S.

Other studies on the topic

Any more questions?

Any more questions?

Get in touch with us quickly and easily.
We are happy to help!

Get in touch with us quickly and easily.
We are happy to help!

Do you still have questions?

Feel free to contact us anytime using our contact form or visit our FAQ page.