Where can I find out who are the top ten power producers in the U.S.
and the kind of power they produce?
The following websites present this information in various ways.
- The EIA State Electricity Profiles website has links to utility statistics and rankings, a map showing largest generating plants and primary generating fuels, and many excellent tables and lists such as:
- Five Largest Plants
- Top Five Utilities Ranked by Retail Sales Revenue Within the State
- EIA Performance Profiles of Major Energy Producers 2009. (primarily
petroleum companies). Released February 2011. Since discontinued. For more information, note that there is a contact name on the website.
- Fortune 500 companies. http://www.fortune.com
- The annual Natural Resources Defense Council report, the Benchmarking Air Emissions Of The 100 Largest Electric Power Producers In The United States has charts, graphs, and commentary.