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Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 25 countries was 34.45 million kilowatts. The highest value was in the USA: 730.28 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Montserrat: 0.01 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
USA 730.28 1 1980 - 2021
Mexico 63.52 2 1980 - 2021
Canada 37.32 3 1980 - 2021
Cuba 6.28 4 1980 - 2021
Puerto Rico 5.81 5 1980 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 4.27 6 1980 - 2021
Guatemala 2.33 7 1980 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 2.12 8 1980 - 2021
Panama 1.82 9 1980 - 2021
Haiti 1.39 10 1980 - 2021
Honduras 1.23 11 1980 - 2021
Nicaragua 1.11 12 1980 - 2021
El Salvador 1.08 13 1980 - 2021
Jamaica 0.96 14 1980 - 2021
Bahamas 0.58 15 1980 - 2021
Aruba 0.26 16 1986 - 2021
Barbados 0.26 17 1980 - 2021
Bermuda 0.17 18 1980 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0.11 19 1980 - 2021
Belize 0.1 20 1980 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0.09 21 1980 - 2021
Grenada 0.05 22 1980 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0.04 23 1980 - 2021
Dominica 0.03 24 1980 - 2021
Montserrat 0.01 25 1980 - 2021



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