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Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 27 countries was 14.38 million kilowatts. The highest value was in Germany: 98.31 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Luxembourg: 0.14 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
Germany 98.31 1 1991 - 2021
Italy 60.11 2 1980 - 2021
Spain 41.72 3 1980 - 2021
Poland 36.72 4 1980 - 2021
Netherlands 24.07 5 1980 - 2021
France 19.79 6 1980 - 2021
Czechia 12.38 7 1993 - 2021
Greece 9.97 8 1980 - 2021
Finland 8.44 9 1980 - 2021
Sweden 8.41 10 1980 - 2021
Portugal 8.16 11 1980 - 2021
Romania 8.13 12 1980 - 2021
Belgium 8.09 13 1980 - 2021
Denmark 7.92 14 1980 - 2021
Austria 6.44 15 1980 - 2021
Ireland 6.32 16 1980 - 2021
Hungary 6.15 17 1980 - 2021
Bulgaria 3.81 18 1980 - 2021
Slovakia 2.65 19 1993 - 2021
Estonia 2.21 20 1992 - 2021
Lithuania 1.89 21 1992 - 2021
Croatia 1.54 22 1992 - 2021
Slovenia 1.52 23 1992 - 2021
Cyprus 1.51 24 1980 - 2021
Latvia 1.27 25 1992 - 2021
Malta 0.59 26 1980 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.14 27 1980 - 2021



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