Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!

×

Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy

Closed Captioning Settings
×

Preview

Captions look like this

Captions size

  • 15

Captions font family

Edge style

Captions color

Background color

Window color

Text Opacity

  • 100%

Background Opacity

  • 100%

Window Opacity

  • 0%

AMERICA REVEALED

Power Plant

  • Aired: 04/25/2012
  • Rating: NR
In this data visualization we can see the six thousand power plants we rely on to the power the grid. These are fuelled by a mix of energy sources, like nuclear or renewables like solar and wind, as well as hydro and natural gas, but the fuel that outnumbers all of these and produces the most electricity, is coal.
Embed Options
Close ×
Power Plant
Power Plant
Learn more about the types of power plant in America.
Width:
Height:
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Related Links:

PBS KIDS

Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.

Donate

helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now

Sponsored Links