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Oil-fired power plants provide small amounts of US electricity

May 23, 2017

Via: American Energy News

Roughly 70 per cent of petroleum-fired electric generating capacity that still exists today was constructed prior to 1980, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Utility-scale generators that reported petroleum as their primary fuel comprised only 3 per cent of total electric […]