Table 4.12. Fuel-Switching Capacity of Operable Generators Reporting Petroleum Liquids as the Primary Fuel,
by Producer Type, 2022 (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 15,534.6 1,713.4 11.0% 1,698.3
Independent Power Producers, Non-Combined Heat and Power Plants 12,386.6 4,168.9 33.7% 2,930.0
Independent Power Producers, Combined Heat and Power Plants 259.6 -- 0.0% --
Electric Power Sector Subtotal 28,180.8 5,882.3 20.9% 4,628.3
Commercial Sector 950.6 -- 0.0% --
Industrial Sector 305.0 29.0 9.5% 25.0
All Sectors 29,436.4 5,911.3 20.1% 4,660.8

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.'