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USA Power Plants

The USA Power Plants map series shows the general location and characteristics of all power plants in a state with over 1 megawatt of generating capacity. Information is based on U.S. EPA power plant data (2000) and data from the American Wind Energy Association. Total generation, capacity, emissions and fuel needs are tallied for all generation selected by the viewer, so visitors can observe the contributions to total emissions made by the utilization of various fuel types. The viewer can toggle facilities on and off by fuel type, zoom in and out to gain a better understanding of the general location of a facility, and click on the facility for more detailed information about its characteristics (such as what secondary fuel types it may use).

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