🇧🇼 Electricity Generation of Botswana

The electricity generated in Botswana has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Botswana reach 2.19 TWh. Whereof 81.74% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Coal. A non-renewable resource with greater impact on the environment.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Botswana increased by 6.31%
  • In total, Botswana generated 2.19 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Botswana grew with 0.13 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 146.07% in Botswana
  • In 2021, Botswana produced 0.0078732033188248% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Botswana (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Botswana's electricity generation has increased from 0.89 TWh to 2.19 TWh, a 146.07% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 0.89 % %
2001 0.95 0.06% 6.74%
2002 0.84 -0.11% -11.58%
2003 0.68 -0.16% -19.05%
2004 0.74 0.06% 8.82%
2005 0.81 0.07% 9.46%
2006 0.75 -0.06% -7.41%
2007 0.58 -0.17% -22.67%
2008 0.55 -0.03% -5.17%
2009 0.41 -0.14% -25.45%
2010 0.5 0.09% 21.95%
2011 0.45 -0.05% -10.0%
2012 0.33 -0.12% -26.67%
2013 0.86 0.53% 160.61%
2014 2.17 1.31% 152.33%
2015 2.79 0.62% 28.57%
2016 2.52 -0.27% -9.68%
2017 2.84 0.32% 12.7%
2018 2.97 0.13% 4.58%
2019 3.06 0.09% 3.03%
2020 2.06 -1.0% -32.68%
2021 2.19 0.13% 6.31%

Botswana's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Coal was the largest generator of electrical energy in Botswana with 81.74% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Coal 81.74%
Other Fossil 17.81%
Solar 0.46%
Bioenergy 0.0%
Gas 0.0%
Hydro 0.0%
Nuclear 0.0%
Other Renewables 0.0%
Wind 0.0%

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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