Georgia Generating Station
2100 George Brown Road,
Franklin, GA 30217
Natural Gas Simple Cycle
COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS DATE:
Phase 1/2 – 2001/2002
The Georgia Generating Station is a 944-megawatt (MW), dual fuel, simple cycle, electric peaking generating station located in Heard County near Franklin, Georgia. Georgia consists of six General Electric (GE) Frame 7FA gas turbine generators used as a peaking facility, producing energy during periods of high demand (such as very hot or cold days). The plant also has the ability to generate power using fuel oil.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC, purchases the entire power output of the plant for marketing in Georgia and throughout the Southeast. Georgia can produce enough power to meet the energy demands of up to 945,000 homes.
Indicative of DGC’s commitment to protect the environment, a 44-acre wetland preservation area, including wood duck nesting boxes and heron nesting platforms, was established adjacent to Georgia.Download Fact Sheet (pdf)
Available to operate an average of 99.3 percent of the scheduled time over the past five years.
Community and the Environment:
The plant provides 11 well-paying, full-time jobs; and in 2017, paid approximately $2.3 million in salaries and payments to local subcontractors and vendors.
4 National Safety Council Awards for 2017; 48 since 2003
2007 “Best of Best” Practices Awards in Operations & Maintenance from Combined Cycle Journal
2008 Heard County Business of the Year