🇩🇰 Electricity Generation of Denmark

The electricity generated in Denmark has declined since the start of the millennium. In 2022, electricity generation in Denmark reach 34.42 TWh. Whereof 48.55% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Wind.

  • In 2022, the electricity generation in Denmark increased by 4.11%
  • In total, Denmark generated 34.42 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2022.
  • Electricity generation in Denmark grew with 1.36 TWh in 2022, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by -4.39% in Denmark
  • In 2022, Denmark produced 0.12374230969587% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Denmark (2000-2022)

Between the year 2000 and 2022, Denmark's electricity generation has increased from 36.0 TWh to 34.42 TWh, a -4.39% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 22 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 36.0 % %
2001 37.72 1.72% 4.78%
2002 39.28 1.56% 4.14%
2003 46.16 6.88% 17.52%
2004 40.42 -5.74% -12.44%
2005 36.23 -4.19% -10.37%
2006 45.61 9.38% 25.89%
2007 39.31 -6.3% -13.81%
2008 36.62 -2.69% -6.84%
2009 36.38 -0.24% -0.66%
2010 38.87 2.49% 6.84%
2011 35.22 -3.65% -9.39%
2012 30.7 -4.52% -12.83%
2013 34.74 4.04% 13.16%
2014 32.19 -2.55% -7.34%
2015 28.93 -3.26% -10.13%
2016 30.55 1.62% 5.6%
2017 31.03 0.48% 1.57%
2018 30.36 -0.67% -2.16%
2019 29.51 -0.85% -2.8%
2020 28.73 -0.78% -2.64%
2021 33.06 4.33% 15.07%
2022 34.42 1.36% 4.11%

Denmark's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Wind was the largest generator of electrical energy in Denmark with 48.55% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Wind 48.55%
Bioenergy 26.38%
Coal 13.22%
Gas 4.66%
Solar 3.96%
Other Fossil 3.18%
Hydro 0.06%
Nuclear 0.0%
Other Renewables 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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