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Outlook for light-duty vehicles and the fuels used in those vehicles pdf
Subject:EIA, transportation, energy markets
Presented by:John Maples, Senior Transportation Analyst
Presented to: Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Washington, DC—March 7, 2018

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

U.S. fuel cell power plant capacity, as explained in the article text
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, Annual Electric Generator Report

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.

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