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Table 11.6 Installed Nameplate Capacity of Fossil-Fuel Steam-Electric Generators With Environmental Equipment, 1985-2010 (Megawatts)
Table 11.6  Installed Nameplate Capacity of Fossil-Fuel Steam-Electric Generators With Environmental Equipment,
                   1985-2010  (Megawatts)




Year
Coal Petroleum and Natural Gas Total 1

Particulate
Collectors

Cooling
Towers
Flue Gas
Desulfurization
(Scrubbers)


Total 2

Particulate
Collectors

Cooling
Towers
Flue Gas
Desulfurization
(Scrubbers)


Total 2

Particulate
Collectors

Cooling
Towers
Flue Gas
Desulfurization
(Scrubbers)


Total 2
1985 302,056 120,591 56,955 304,706 36,054 28,895 65 62,371 338,110 149,486 57,020 367,078
1986 308,566 126,731 63,735 311,217 34,258 27,919 65 59,618 342,825 154,650 63,800 370,835
1987 311,043 127,875 65,688 312,885 33,431 27,912 65 58,783 344,474 155,786 65,753 371,668
1988 311,776 129,366 67,156 313,618 34,063 27,434 65 58,937 345,839 156,800 67,221 372,555
1989 313,680 131,701 67,469 315,521 33,975 28,386 65 59,736 347,655 160,087 67,534 375,257
1990 315,681 134,199 69,057 317,522 33,639 28,359 65 59,372 349,319 162,557 69,122 376,894
1991 319,046 135,565 70,474 319,110 33,864 29,067 260 59,773 352,910 164,632 70,734 378,883
1992 319,856 136,266 71,336 319,918 33,509 28,764 195 59,116 353,365 165,030 71,531 379,034
1993 318,188 135,885 71,106 318,251 32,620 28,922 - 58,580 350,808 164,807 71,106 376,831
1994 319,485 137,266 80,617 319,776 31,695 28,186 - 57,123 351,180 165,452 80,617 376,899
1995 320,685 138,108 84,677 320,749 30,513 27,187 - 54,942 351,198 165,295 84,677 375,691
1996 321,805 139,065 85,842 321,869 30,349 27,685 - 55,275 352,154 166,749 85,842 377,144
1997 320,646 138,120 86,605 320,710 31,422 28,766 - 56,485 352,068 166,886 86,605 377,195
1998 321,082 139,082 87,783 321,353 30,708 27,814 - 55,764 351,790 166,896 87,783 377,117
1999 324,109 146,377 89,666 331,379 29,371 29,142 - 55,812 353,480 175,520 89,666 387,192
2000 321,636 146,093 89,675 328,741 31,090 29,427 - 57,697 352,727 175,520 89,675 386,438
20013 329,187 154,747 97,804 329,187 31,575 34,649 184 61,634 360,762 189,396 97,988 390,821
2002 329,459 154,750 98,363 329,459 29,879 45,920 310 72,008 359,338 200,670 98,673 401,341
2003 328,587 155,158 99,257 328,587 29,422 55,770 310 81,493 358,009 210,928 99,567 409,954
2004 328,506 157,968 101,182 328,506 27,402 57,082 310 81,450 355,782 214,989 101,492 409,769
2005 328,720 158,493 101,338 328,720 27,005 59,214 310 83,307 355,599 217,646 101,648 411,840
2006 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
2007 328,029 159,388 118,739 328,336 26,496 69,497 285 93,066 354,407 228,704 119,024 421,120
2008 329,099 161,234 139,877 329,513 26,565 73,315 346 96,984 355,517 234,254 140,223 426,073
2009 332,546 165,795 167,172 332,546 25,925 75,770 346 98,756 358,342 241,347 167,517 430,956
2010 329,248 165,030 185,217 329,608 26,289 75,444 1,049 98,946 355,407 240,257 186,266 428,207
1Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding. Note:  See "Cooling Tower," "Flue Gas Desulfurization," and "Particulate Collectors" in Glossary.
2Components are not additive because some generators are included in more than one category. Web Page:  For related information, see http://www.eia.gov/electricity/.
3Through 2000, data are for electric utility plants with fossil-fueled steam-electric capacity of 100
megawatts or greater.  Beginning in 2001, data are for electric utility and unregulated generating plants
(independent power producers, commercial plants, and industrial plants) in operating or standby status,
with fossil-fueled steam-electric capacity of 10 megawatts or greater.
Sources:  -  1985-1996-U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Form EIA-767, "Steam-Electric
Plant Operation and Design Report."  -  1997-2005-EIA, Electric Power Annual 2008 (January 2010),
Table 3.10, and Form EIA-767, "Steam-Electric Plant Operation and Design Report."  -  2007
forward-EIA, Electric Power Annual 2010 (November 2011), Table 3.10, and Form EIA-860, "Annual
Electric Generator Report."
NA=Not available.  - =No data reported.  
U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)