GENERATION CAPACITY AND ENERGY PRODUCTION

Most of the energy Luminant generates is produced by its reliable, low-cost nuclear and coal plants.

2016 Generating Capacity
Total: 16,760 MW
2016 Energy Production1
Total: 81,352 GWh

Above graphs illustrate 2016 only.

Generation Summary

FUEL TYPE CAPACITY (MW) NUMBER OF PLANTS NUMBER OF UNITS
Nuclear 2,300 1 2
Coal 8,017 5 12
Natural gas 6,443* 9* 26*
  - Thermal 2,480 4 7
  - Simple-Cycle 975 3 15
  - Combined-Cycle 2,988 2 14
TOTAL 1 16,760 15 50

*Includes all thermal, simple-cycle and combined-cycle units.

1 Excludes purchased power