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U.S. capacity factor of utility-scale fossil fuel generators by resource 2018

Average capacity utilization of utility-scale fossil fuel generators in 2018, by technology

by T. Wang, last edited Apr 16, 2019
U.S. capacity factor of utility-scale fossil fuel generators by resource 2018 This statistic displays the average utilization of various fossil fuel generators of utility scale in the United States in 2018. During this period, natural gas fired combined cycle generators had an annual factor of about 58 percent. For the first time in 2015, these generators exceed those of coal steam plants due to a dramatic change in the energy mix in the last few years.
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Average capacity utilization of utility-scale fossil fuel generators in 2018, by technology

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