Brazil: Fossil fuels electricity capacity

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 Brazil

Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts

 Latest value 43.15
 Year 2021
 Measure million kilowatts
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 17.59
 Min - Max 4.11 - 43.15
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was 17.59 million kilowatts with a minimum of 4.11 million kilowatts in 1980 and a maximum of 43.15 million kilowatts in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 43.15 million kilowatts. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 189 countries is 23.45 million kilowatts. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Brazil - Fossil fuels electricity capacity - Recent values chart

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Brazil - Fossil fuels electricity capacity - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Installed capacity to produce electricity from fossil fuels including oil, coal, and natural gas.


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