Table 4.12. Fuel-Switching Capacity of Operable Generators Reporting Petroleum Liquids as the Primary Fuel,
by Producer Type, 2019 (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 17,287.3 2,292.9 13.3% 2,273.8
Independent Power Producers, Non-Combined Heat and Power Plants 11,378.8 2,775.2 24.4% 1,911.6
Independent Power Producers, Combined Heat and Power Plants 246.8 -- 0.0% --
Electric Power Sector Subtotal 28,912.9 5,068.1 17.5% 4,185.4
Commercial Sector 856.7 5.9 0.7% 5.6
Industrial Sector 245.8 29.0 11.8% 25.0
All Sectors 30,015.4 5,103.0 17.0% 4,215.9

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.'