(measure: million kilowatts; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1980 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 626.41 million kilowatts with a minimum of 444.1 million kilowatts in 1980 and a maximum of 786.25 million kilowatts in 2011.
The latest value from 2018 is 747.78 million kilowatts. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 28
countries is 90.27 million kilowatts.
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