China: Fossil fuels electricity capacity

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 China

Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts

 Latest value 1245.17
 Year 2021
 Measure million kilowatts
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 436.87
 Min - Max 45.55 - 1245.17
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1980 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 436.87 million kilowatts with a minimum of 45.55 million kilowatts in 1980 and a maximum of 1245.17 million kilowatts in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 1245.17 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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China - Fossil fuels electricity capacity - recent values

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China - 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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