🇬🇭 Electricity Generation of Ghana

The electricity generated in Ghana has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Ghana reach 20.94 TWh. Whereof 48.38% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Ghana increased by 3.66%
  • In total, Ghana generated 20.94 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Ghana grew with 0.74 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 193.69% in Ghana
  • In 2021, Ghana produced 0.075280765979996% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Ghana (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Ghana's electricity generation has increased from 7.13 TWh to 20.94 TWh, a 193.69% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 7.13 % %
2001 7.73 0.6% 8.42%
2002 7.11 -0.62% -8.02%
2003 5.73 -1.38% -19.41%
2004 5.88 0.15% 2.62%
2005 6.68 0.8% 13.61%
2006 8.21 1.53% 22.9%
2007 6.76 -1.45% -17.66%
2008 8.15 1.39% 20.56%
2009 8.78 0.63% 7.73%
2010 9.93 1.15% 13.1%
2011 10.93 1.0% 10.07%
2012 11.72 0.79% 7.23%
2013 12.53 0.81% 6.91%
2014 12.63 0.1% 0.8%
2015 11.17 -1.46% -11.56%
2016 11.4 0.23% 2.06%
2017 12.84 1.44% 12.63%
2018 14.37 1.53% 11.92%
2019 16.69 2.32% 16.14%
2020 20.2 3.51% 21.03%
2021 20.94 0.74% 3.66%

Ghana's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in Ghana with 48.38% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 48.38%
Hydro 34.43%
Other Fossil 16.76%
Solar 0.29%
Bioenergy 0.14%
Coal 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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