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Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 12 countries was 10.95 million kilowatts. The highest value was in Brazil: 43.15 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Paraguay: 0 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
Brazil 43.15 1 -
Argentina 28.14 2 -
Chile 17.56 3 -
Venezuela 17.49 4 -
Peru 9.06 5 -
Colombia 6.89 6 -
Ecuador 4.08 7 -
Bolivia 2.78 8 -
Uruguay 1.61 9 -
Suriname 0.34 10 -
Guyana 0.33 11 -
Paraguay 0 12 -



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