🇮🇷 Electricity Generation of Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The electricity generated in Iran (Islamic Republic of) has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Iran (Islamic Republic of) reach 357.84 TWh. Whereof 80.56% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Iran (Islamic Republic of) increased by 6.11%
  • In total, Iran (Islamic Republic of) generated 357.84 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Iran (Islamic Republic of) grew with 20.62 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 199.82% in Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • In 2021, Iran (Islamic Republic of) produced 1.2864598518759% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Iran (Islamic Republic of) (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s electricity generation has increased from 119.35 TWh to 357.84 TWh, a 199.82% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 119.35 % %
2001 127.59 8.24% 6.9%
2002 138.23 10.64% 8.34%
2003 151.65 13.42% 9.71%
2004 162.76 11.11% 7.33%
2005 177.07 14.31% 8.79%
2006 193.43 16.36% 9.24%
2007 203.12 9.69% 5.01%
2008 210.49 7.37% 3.63%
2009 221.81 11.32% 5.38%
2010 235.68 13.87% 6.25%
2011 235.59 -0.09% -0.04%
2012 248.75 13.16% 5.59%
2013 258.86 10.11% 4.06%
2014 275.63 16.77% 6.48%
2015 280.24 4.61% 1.67%
2016 286.13 5.89% 2.1%
2017 305.17 19.04% 6.65%
2018 312.35 7.18% 2.35%
2019 318.89 6.54% 2.09%
2020 337.22 18.33% 5.75%
2021 357.84 20.62% 6.11%

Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in Iran (Islamic Republic of) with 80.56% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 80.56%
Other Fossil 13.6%
Hydro 4.16%
Nuclear 0.99%
Wind 0.32%
Solar 0.19%
Coal 0.18%
Bioenergy 0.0%

Data Information

Data found on this page is a derivative of Ember-Climate Yearly electricity data.

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Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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