🇲🇽 Electricity Generation of Mexico

The electricity generated in Mexico has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Mexico reach 336.95 TWh. Whereof 59.18% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Mexico increased by 3.51%
  • In total, Mexico generated 336.95 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Mexico grew with 11.43 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 73.58% in Mexico
  • In 2021, Mexico produced 1.2113588393964% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Mexico (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Mexico's electricity generation has increased from 194.12 TWh to 336.95 TWh, a 73.58% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 194.12 % %
2001 201.17 7.05% 3.63%
2002 204.74 3.57% 1.77%
2003 202.54 -2.2% -1.07%
2004 220.58 18.04% 8.91%
2005 231.37 10.79% 4.89%
2006 236.79 5.42% 2.34%
2007 243.92 7.13% 3.01%
2008 247.09 3.17% 1.3%
2009 245.45 -1.64% -0.66%
2010 264.41 18.96% 7.72%
2011 280.24 15.83% 5.99%
2012 284.75 4.51% 1.61%
2013 287.28 2.53% 0.89%
2014 290.19 2.91% 1.01%
2015 297.88 7.69% 2.65%
2016 303.02 5.14% 1.73%
2017 309.14 6.12% 2.02%
2018 332.02 22.88% 7.4%
2019 318.08 -13.94% -4.2%
2020 325.52 7.44% 2.34%
2021 336.95 11.43% 3.51%

Mexico's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in Mexico with 59.18% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 59.18%
Hydro 10.23%
Other Fossil 9.55%
Wind 6.22%
Solar 4.2%
Coal 3.94%
Nuclear 3.39%
Bioenergy 2.01%
Other Renewables 1.27%

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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