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Posted April 20, 2018Today in Energy

Fuel cell power plants are used in diverse ways across the United States ›

At the end of 2016, the United States had 56 large-scale fuel cell generating units greater than 1 megawatt (MW), totaling 137 megawatts (MW) of net summer capacity. Most of this capacity (85%) has come online since 2013. Fuel cells collectively provided 810,000 megawatthours (MWh) of electricity in 2016, representing 0.02% of total U.S. electricity generation. More

U.S. fuel cell power plant capacity, as explained in the article text

Source: EIA, Form EIA-860, Annual Electric Generator Report

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