🇮🇹 Electricity Generation of Italy

The electricity generated in Italy has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2022, electricity generation in Italy reach 278.86 TWh. Whereof 50.28% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2022, the electricity generation in Italy increased by -2.63%
  • In total, Italy generated 278.86 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2022.
  • Electricity generation in Italy grew with -7.53 TWh in 2022, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 3.61% in Italy
  • In 2022, Italy produced 1.002521222597% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Italy (2000-2022)

Between the year 2000 and 2022, Italy's electricity generation has increased from 269.15 TWh to 278.86 TWh, a 3.61% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 22 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 269.15 % %
2001 271.08 1.93% 0.72%
2002 276.76 5.68% 2.1%
2003 285.38 8.62% 3.11%
2004 294.83 9.45% 3.31%
2005 295.72 0.89% 0.3%
2006 306.67 10.95% 3.7%
2007 307.21 0.54% 0.18%
2008 312.5 5.29% 1.72%
2009 287.58 -24.92% -7.97%
2010 297.91 10.33% 3.59%
2011 299.74 1.83% 0.61%
2012 296.48 -3.26% -1.09%
2013 287.07 -9.41% -3.17%
2014 277.44 -9.63% -3.35%
2015 280.95 3.51% 1.27%
2016 287.2 6.25% 2.22%
2017 293.33 6.13% 2.13%
2018 287.39 -5.94% -2.03%
2019 291.35 3.96% 1.38%
2020 278.07 -13.28% -4.56%
2021 286.39 8.32% 2.99%
2022 278.86 -7.53% -2.63%

Italy's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in Italy with 50.28% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 50.28%
Hydro 15.85%
Solar 8.74%
Wind 7.31%
Bioenergy 6.66%
Coal 4.9%
Other Fossil 4.2%
Other Renewables 2.06%
Nuclear 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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