🇮🇸 Electricity Generation of Iceland

The electricity generated in Iceland has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Iceland reach 19.26 TWh. Whereof 70.46% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Hydro. A renewable resource with little damage on the environment.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Iceland increased by 2.56%
  • In total, Iceland generated 19.26 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Iceland grew with 0.48 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 153.09% in Iceland
  • In 2021, Iceland produced 0.069241048365555% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Iceland (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Iceland's electricity generation has increased from 7.61 TWh to 19.26 TWh, a 153.09% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 7.61 % %
2001 7.96 0.35% 4.6%
2002 8.35 0.39% 4.9%
2003 8.44 0.09% 1.08%
2004 8.55 0.11% 1.3%
2005 8.62 0.07% 0.82%
2006 9.86 1.24% 14.39%
2007 11.89 2.03% 20.59%
2008 16.34 4.45% 37.43%
2009 16.71 0.37% 2.26%
2010 16.74 0.03% 0.18%
2011 16.85 0.11% 0.66%
2012 17.29 0.44% 2.61%
2013 17.99 0.7% 4.05%
2014 17.8 -0.19% -1.06%
2015 18.55 0.75% 4.21%
2016 18.17 -0.38% -2.05%
2017 18.84 0.67% 3.69%
2018 19.43 0.59% 3.13%
2019 19.12 -0.31% -1.6%
2020 18.78 -0.34% -1.78%
2021 19.26 0.48% 2.56%

Iceland's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Hydro was the largest generator of electrical energy in Iceland with 70.46% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Hydro 70.46%
Other Renewables 29.49%
Wind 0.05%
Bioenergy 0.0%
Coal 0.0%
Gas 0.0%
Nuclear 0.0%
Other Fossil 0.0%
Solar 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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