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The Top 5 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States

  Company Headquarters Power Generation (MWh) Co2 Emissions
1 Southern Company Atlanta, Georgia 201,713,989 (MWh) 164,634,138 (tons)
2 American Electric Power Columbus, Ohio 187,168,591 (MWh) 170,403,184 (tons)
3 Tennessee Valley Authority Knoxville, Tennessee 154,997,732 (MWh) 108,580,228 (tons)
4 Duke Energy Corporation Charlotte, North Carolin 152,749,850 (MWh) 111,384,503 (tons)
5 Exelon Corporation Chicago, Illinoi 152,549,419 (MWh) 11,450,383 (tons)
Sources:  Natural Resources Defense Council Report: Benchmarking Air Emissions.

List Notes: Data is in Megawatt hours (One million watt-hours). Data is for the year 2006.
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