Table 4.12. Fuel-Switching Capacity of Operable Generators Reporting Petroleum Liquids as the Primary Fuel,
by Producer Type, 2014 (Megawatts, Percent)

  Fuel-Switchable Part of Total
Producer Type Total Net Summer Capacity of All Generators Reporting Petroleum Liquids as the Primary Fuel
Net Summer Capacity of Petroleum Liquids-Fired Generators Reporting the Ability to Switch to Natural Gas
Fuel Switchable Capacity as Percent of Total Maximum Achievable Net Summer Capacity Using Natural Gas
Electric Utilities 22,294.0 5,671.8 25.4% 6,493.2
Independent Power Producers, Non-Combined Heat and Power Plants 15,588.4 5,871.6 37.7% 4,644.4
Independent Power Producers, Combined Heat and Power Plants 256.2 -- 0.0% --
Electric Power Sector Subtotal 38,138.6 11,543.4 30.3% 11,137.6
Commercial Sector 463.5 21.2 4.6% 21.1
Industrial Sector 343.1 64.9 18.9% 58.9
All Sectors 38,945.2 11,629.5 29.9% 11,217.6

Notes: Petroleum liquids include distillate fuel oil (all diesel and No. 1, No. 2, and No. 4 fuel oils), residual fuel oil (No. 5 and No. 6 fuel oils and bunker C fuel oil), jet fuel, kerosene, waste oil, and propane.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, 'Annual Electric Generator Report.'