🇵🇪 Electricity Generation of Peru

The electricity generated in Peru has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Peru reach 58.14 TWh. Whereof 54.85% 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 Peru increased by 10.07%
  • In total, Peru generated 58.14 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Peru grew with 5.32 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 197.54% in Peru
  • In 2021, Peru produced 0.20901737029976% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Peru (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Peru's electricity generation has increased from 19.54 TWh to 58.14 TWh, a 197.54% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 19.54 % %
2001 20.42 0.88% 4.5%
2002 21.59 1.17% 5.73%
2003 22.49 0.9% 4.17%
2004 23.85 1.36% 6.05%
2005 25.34 1.49% 6.25%
2006 26.74 1.4% 5.52%
2007 29.14 2.4% 8.98%
2008 32.01 2.87% 9.85%
2009 31.67 -0.34% -1.06%
2010 34.28 2.61% 8.24%
2011 37.51 3.23% 9.42%
2012 38.42 0.91% 2.43%
2013 41.65 3.23% 8.41%
2014 43.47 1.82% 4.37%
2015 46.24 2.77% 6.37%
2016 49.84 3.6% 7.79%
2017 52.46 2.62% 5.26%
2018 54.67 2.21% 4.21%
2019 56.56 1.89% 3.46%
2020 52.82 -3.74% -6.61%
2021 58.14 5.32% 10.07%

Peru's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Hydro was the largest generator of electrical energy in Peru with 54.85% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Hydro 54.85%
Gas 31.11%
Other Fossil 7.41%
Wind 3.11%
Solar 1.41%
Bioenergy 1.24%
Coal 0.86%
Nuclear 0.0%
Other Renewables 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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