🇳🇴 Electricity Generation of Norway

The electricity generated in Norway has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Norway reach 151.16 TWh. Whereof 91.73% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Hydro. A renewable resource with little damage on the environment.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Norway increased by -1.4%
  • In total, Norway generated 151.16 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Norway grew with -2.14 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 6.13% in Norway
  • In 2021, Norway produced 0.54343078249934% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Norway (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Norway's electricity generation has increased from 142.43 TWh to 151.16 TWh, a 6.13% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 142.43 % %
2001 121.16 -21.27% -14.93%
2002 130.12 8.96% 7.4%
2003 106.59 -23.53% -18.08%
2004 109.98 3.39% 3.18%
2005 137.1 27.12% 24.66%
2006 121.09 -16.01% -11.68%
2007 135.94 14.85% 12.26%
2008 141.02 5.08% 3.74%
2009 130.9 -10.12% -7.18%
2010 123.09 -7.81% -5.97%
2011 126.21 3.12% 2.53%
2012 146.55 20.34% 16.12%
2013 133.27 -13.28% -9.06%
2014 140.94 7.67% 5.76%
2015 143.06 2.12% 1.5%
2016 148.13 5.07% 3.54%
2017 148.41 0.28% 0.19%
2018 145.84 -2.57% -1.73%
2019 134.08 -11.76% -8.06%
2020 153.3 19.22% 14.33%
2021 151.16 -2.14% -1.4%

Norway's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Hydro was the largest generator of electrical energy in Norway with 91.73% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Hydro 91.73%
Wind 7.49%
Other Fossil 0.24%
Gas 0.19%
Bioenergy 0.16%
Other Renewables 0.15%
Coal 0.03%
Solar 0.02%
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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