GENERATION CAPACITY AND ENERGY PRODUCTION

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

2015 Generating Capacity
Total: 13,772 MW
2015 Energy Production1
Total: 62,480 GWh

generating-capacity-2015

Above graphs illustrate 2015 only. Generation capacity for 2016 is 16,760 MW due to the April 2016 purchase of Forney and Lamar power plants.

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 4
TOTAL 1 16,760 15 40

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

1 Excludes purchased power