USA: Fossil fuels electricity generation

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 USA

Fossil fuels electricity generation, billion kilowatthours

 Latest value 2,503.97
 Year 2021
 Measure billion kilowatthours
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 2,410.97
 Min - Max 1,644.06 - 2,992.24
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1980 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 2410.97 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 1644.06 billion kilowatthours in 1982 and a maximum of 2992.24 billion kilowatthours in 2007. The latest value from 2021 is 2503.97 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 189 countries is 88.99 billion kilowatthours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Fossil fuels electricity generation - Recent values chart

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USA - Fossil fuels electricity generation - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Billion kilowatthours of electricity generated from fossil fuels including oil, coal, and natural gas.

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