🗺️ Electricity Generation of G7

The electricity generated in G7 has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in G7 reach 7461.97 TWh. Whereof 31.95% of the generated electricity in the region that year came from Gas.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in G7 increased by 2.06%
  • In total, G7 generated 7,461.97 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in G7 grew with 150.64 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 4.68% in G7
  • In 2021, G7 produced 26.826304552042% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of G7 (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, G7's electricity generation has increased from 7,128.35 TWh to 7,461.97 TWh, a 4.68% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 7,128.35 % %
2001 7,049.1 -79.25% -1.11%
2002 7,210.16 161.06% 2.28%
2003 7,260.57 50.41% 0.7%
2004 7,402.6 142.03% 1.96%
2005 7,531.03 128.43% 1.73%
2006 7,569.87 38.84% 0.52%
2007 7,723.76 153.89% 2.03%
2008 7,626.18 -97.58% -1.26%
2009 7,290.95 -335.23% -4.4%
2010 7,642.22 351.27% 4.82%
2011 7,584.76 -57.46% -0.75%
2012 7,544.38 -40.38% -0.53%
2013 7,573.18 28.8% 0.38%
2014 7,559.6 -13.58% -0.18%
2015 7,558.53 -1.07% -0.01%
2016 7,562.51 3.98% 0.05%
2017 7,536.52 -25.99% -0.34%
2018 7,675.94 139.42% 1.85%
2019 7,556.77 -119.17% -1.55%
2020 7,311.33 -245.44% -3.25%
2021 7,461.97 150.64% 2.06%

G7's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in G7 with 31.95% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 31.95%
Coal 19.25%
Nuclear 19.06%
Hydro 11.16%
Wind 8.84%
Solar 4.84%
Bioenergy 2.88%
Other Fossil 1.64%
Other Renewables 0.38%

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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