USA: Fossil fuels electricity capacity
(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, The U.S. Energy Information Administration provides data for the USA from 1980 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 619.84 million kilowatts with a minumum of 444 million kilowatts in 1980 and a maximum of 786 million kilowatts in 2011. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Installed capacity to produce electricity from fossil fuels including oil, coal, and natural gas.