Table 4.12. Fuel-Switching Capacity of Operable Generators Reporting Petroleum Liquids as the Primary Fuel,
by Producer Type, 2015 (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 21,101.8 4,950.0 23.5% 5,785.1
Independent Power Producers, Non-Combined Heat and Power Plants 12,966.9 3,896.6 30.1% 2,877.7
Independent Power Producers, Combined Heat and Power Plants 255.2 -- 0.0% --
Electric Power Sector Subtotal 34,323.9 8,846.6 25.8% 8,662.8
Commercial Sector 466.1 21.2 4.5% 21.1
Industrial Sector 296.0 49.4 16.7% 43.4
All Sectors 35,086.0 8,917.2 25.4% 8,727.3

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.'