United States electricity map

Aug 3, 2015

The Washington Post mapped power plants in the United States by type and capacity in megawatts. Color indicates the former, and bubble size indicates the latter. There are a lot more natural gas power plants, supplying 30 percent of the nation’s energy, than I expected.

See the article for a map for each type, along with a state-level breakdown.

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