🇲🇾 Electricity Generation of Malaysia

The electricity generated in Malaysia has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Malaysia reach 175.68 TWh. Whereof 43.99% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Coal. A non-renewable resource with greater impact on the environment.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Malaysia increased by 3.76%
  • In total, Malaysia generated 175.68 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Malaysia grew with 6.37 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 149.3% in Malaysia
  • In 2021, Malaysia produced 0.63158189911011% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Malaysia (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Malaysia's electricity generation has increased from 70.47 TWh to 175.68 TWh, a 149.3% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 70.47 % %
2001 76.35 5.88% 8.34%
2002 80.59 4.24% 5.55%
2003 82.76 2.17% 2.69%
2004 95.45 12.69% 15.33%
2005 98.39 2.94% 3.08%
2006 103.25 4.86% 4.94%
2007 108.24 4.99% 4.83%
2008 113.62 5.38% 4.97%
2009 115.94 2.32% 2.04%
2010 124.78 8.84% 7.62%
2011 127.03 2.25% 1.8%
2012 133.99 6.96% 5.48%
2013 140.9 6.91% 5.16%
2014 147.47 6.57% 4.66%
2015 150.11 2.64% 1.79%
2016 156.65 6.54% 4.36%
2017 160.64 3.99% 2.55%
2018 170.58 9.94% 6.19%
2019 178.46 7.88% 4.62%
2020 169.31 -9.15% -5.13%
2021 175.68 6.37% 3.76%

Malaysia's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Coal was the largest generator of electrical energy in Malaysia with 43.99% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Coal 43.99%
Gas 36.06%
Hydro 17.53%
Bioenergy 0.93%
Solar 0.85%
Other Fossil 0.64%
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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