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Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 43 countries was 16.97 million kilowatts. The highest value was in Russia: 194.15 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Gibraltar: 0.04 million kilowatts. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million kilowatts; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Fossil fuels electricity capacity, 2021 Global rank Available data
Russia 194.15 1 1992 - 2021
Germany 98.31 2 1991 - 2021
Italy 60.11 3 1980 - 2021
UK 50.48 4 1980 - 2021
Turkey 47.4 5 1980 - 2021
Spain 41.72 6 1980 - 2021
Poland 36.72 7 1980 - 2021
Ukraine 28.66 8 1992 - 2021
Netherlands 24.07 9 1980 - 2021
France 19.79 10 1980 - 2021
Czechia 12.38 11 1993 - 2021
Greece 9.97 12 1980 - 2021
Belarus 9.82 13 1992 - 2021
Finland 8.44 14 1980 - 2021
Sweden 8.41 15 1980 - 2021
Portugal 8.16 16 1980 - 2021
Romania 8.13 17 1980 - 2021
Belgium 8.09 18 1980 - 2021
Denmark 7.92 19 1980 - 2021
Austria 6.44 20 1980 - 2021
Ireland 6.32 21 1980 - 2021
Hungary 6.15 22 1980 - 2021
Serbia 4.39 23 2006 - 2021
Bulgaria 3.81 24 1980 - 2021
Slovakia 2.65 25 1993 - 2021
Estonia 2.21 26 1992 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 2.14 27 1992 - 2021
Lithuania 1.89 28 1992 - 2021
Croatia 1.54 29 1992 - 2021
Slovenia 1.52 30 1992 - 2021
Cyprus 1.51 31 1980 - 2021
Latvia 1.27 32 1992 - 2021
North Macedonia 1.11 33 1992 - 2021
Norway 1.07 34 1980 - 2021
Switzerland 0.95 35 1980 - 2021
Moldova 0.68 36 1992 - 2021
Malta 0.59 37 1980 - 2021
Montenegro 0.23 38 2006 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.14 39 1980 - 2021
Albania 0.12 40 1980 - 2021
Iceland 0.12 41 1980 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.11 42 1980 - 2021
Gibraltar 0.04 43 1980 - 2021



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