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Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 11 countries was 45.98 million kilowatts. The highest value was in India: 310.7 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Brunei: 1.26 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
India 310.7 1 1980 - 2021
Indonesia 58.6 2 1980 - 2021
Thailand 39.73 3 1980 - 2021
Vietnam 30.69 4 1980 - 2021
Malaysia 26.26 5 1980 - 2021
Philippines 19.71 6 1980 - 2021
Singapore 11.69 7 1980 - 2021
Burma 3.83 8 1980 - 2021
Laos 1.91 9 1980 - 2021
Cambodia 1.36 10 1980 - 2021
Brunei 1.26 11 1980 - 2021



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