Electricity Demand in 🇪🇸 Spain

Spain's electricity demand is a dynamic and vital component of its energy landscape. It reflects the nation's growing need for electrical power to support various sectors, including residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation. Over the years, Spain has witnessed significant shifts in electricity demand due to various factors such as population growth, urbanization, and technological advancements.

  • In 2022, Spain's electricity demand decreased by -2.45%
  • In total, Spain used 265.01 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2022.
  • Demand increased with a total of -6.65 MWh in 2022, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Spain's demand for electricity has increased with 17.59%

Electricity Demand in Spain (2000-2022)

Between the year 2000 and 2022 the electricity demand in Spain has grown from 225.36 TW to 265.01 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 17.59% in a 22 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 225.36 %
2001 236.52 11.16 4.95%
2002 245.24 8.72 3.69%
2003 258.56 13.32 5.43%
2004 270.62 12.06 4.66%
2005 283.12 12.5 4.62%
2006 291.98 8.86 3.13%
2007 295.78 3.8 1.3%
2008 299.63 3.85 1.3%
2009 283.43 -16.2 -5.41%
2010 289.82 6.39 2.25%
2011 285.28 -4.54 -1.57%
2012 282.57 -2.71 -0.95%
2013 274.72 -7.85 -2.78%
2014 271.53 -3.19 -1.16%
2015 277.35 5.82 2.14%
2016 278.86 1.51 0.54%
2017 282.07 3.21 1.15%
2018 282.98 0.91 0.32%
2019 277.75 -5.23 -1.85%
2020 263.01 -14.74 -5.31%
2021 271.66 8.65 3.29%
2022 265.01 -6.65 -2.45%

Electricity Demand vs Electricity Consumption

It's important to not conflate the two, electircity demnad represents how much electricity an entity, country or region need in a moment of time. While electricity consumption represents how much electricity is used over a period of time. Electricity demand is measured in kilowatt (kW) while electricity consumption is measured as kilowatt-hours (kWh).

Data Information

Data found on this page is a derivative of Ember-Climate Yearly electricity data.

Data Sources

Ember-Climate

Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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