🗺️ Electricity Generation of G20

The electricity generated in G20 has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in G20 reach 23433.53 TWh. Whereof 39.84% of the generated electricity in the region that year came from Coal. A non-renewable resource with greater impact on the environment.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in G20 increased by 6.15%
  • In total, G20 generated 23,433.53 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in G20 grew with 1357.55 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 83.19% in G20
  • In 2021, G20 produced 84.24518089853% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of G20 (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, G20's electricity generation has increased from 12,791.84 TWh to 23,433.53 TWh, a 83.19% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 12,791.84 % %
2001 12,952.2 160.36% 1.25%
2002 13,384.2 432.0% 3.34%
2003 13,861.51 477.31% 3.57%
2004 14,529.99 668.48% 4.82%
2005 15,064.13 534.14% 3.68%
2006 15,659.58 595.45% 3.95%
2007 16,427.54 767.96% 4.9%
2008 16,651.87 224.33% 1.37%
2009 16,522.05 -129.82% -0.78%
2010 17,692.73 1170.68% 7.09%
2011 18,336.01 643.28% 3.64%
2012 18,706.74 370.73% 2.02%
2013 19,243.21 536.47% 2.87%
2014 19,770.47 527.26% 2.74%
2015 19,894.89 124.42% 0.63%
2016 20,396.11 501.22% 2.52%
2017 21,008.39 612.28% 3.0%
2018 21,876.97 868.58% 4.13%
2019 22,166.53 289.56% 1.32%
2020 22,075.98 -90.55% -0.41%
2021 23,433.53 1357.55% 6.15%

G20's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Coal was the largest generator of electrical energy in G20 with 39.84% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Coal 39.84%
Gas 18.98%
Hydro 13.86%
Nuclear 11.0%
Wind 7.58%
Solar 4.0%
Bioenergy 2.65%
Other Fossil 1.82%
Other Renewables 0.26%

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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