Table 4.12. Fuel-Switching Capacity of Operable Generators Reporting Petroleum Liquids as the Primary Fuel,
by Producer Type, 2016 (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 19,395.2 3,937.6 20.3% 4,239.5
Independent Power Producers, Non-Combined Heat and Power Plants 12,451.4 3,668.4 29.5% 2,549.2
Independent Power Producers, Combined Heat and Power Plants 249.2 -- 0.0% --
Electric Power Sector Subtotal 32,095.8 7,606.0 23.7% 6,788.7
Commercial Sector 511.0 15.2 3.0% 15.7
Industrial Sector 308.9 49.9 16.2% 43.9
All Sectors 32,915.7 7,671.1 23.3% 6,848.3

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.'