🇰🇪 Electricity Generation of Kenya

The electricity generated in Kenya has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Kenya reach 11.83 TWh. Whereof 43.28% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Other Renewables.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Kenya increased by 0.68%
  • In total, Kenya generated 11.83 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Kenya grew with 0.08 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 192.1% in Kenya
  • In 2021, Kenya produced 0.042529678201688% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Kenya (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Kenya's electricity generation has increased from 4.05 TWh to 11.83 TWh, a 192.1% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 4.05 % %
2001 4.59 0.54% 13.33%
2002 4.76 0.17% 3.7%
2003 5.11 0.35% 7.35%
2004 5.45 0.34% 6.65%
2005 5.86 0.41% 7.52%
2006 6.32 0.46% 7.85%
2007 6.52 0.2% 3.16%
2008 6.41 -0.11% -1.69%
2009 6.57 0.16% 2.5%
2010 7.22 0.65% 9.89%
2011 7.59 0.37% 5.12%
2012 8.09 0.5% 6.59%
2013 8.68 0.59% 7.29%
2014 8.37 -0.31% -3.57%
2015 9.87 1.5% 17.92%
2016 9.69 -0.18% -1.82%
2017 10.71 1.02% 10.53%
2018 11.24 0.53% 4.95%
2019 11.48 0.24% 2.14%
2020 11.75 0.27% 2.35%
2021 11.83 0.08% 0.68%

Kenya's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Other Renewables was the largest generator of electrical energy in Kenya with 43.28% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Other Renewables 43.28%
Hydro 33.81%
Wind 12.76%
Other Fossil 8.28%
Bioenergy 1.01%
Solar 0.85%
Coal 0.0%
Gas 0.0%
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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