🇵🇹 Electricity Generation of Portugal

The electricity generated in Portugal has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2022, electricity generation in Portugal reach 46.96 TWh. Whereof 31.49% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2022, the electricity generation in Portugal increased by -5.02%
  • In total, Portugal generated 46.96 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2022.
  • Electricity generation in Portugal grew with -2.48 TWh in 2022, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 8.25% in Portugal
  • In 2022, Portugal produced 0.16882448760366% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Portugal (2000-2022)

Between the year 2000 and 2022, Portugal's electricity generation has increased from 43.38 TWh to 46.96 TWh, a 8.25% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 22 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 43.38 % %
2001 46.17 2.79% 6.43%
2002 45.65 -0.52% -1.13%
2003 46.52 0.87% 1.91%
2004 44.82 -1.7% -3.65%
2005 46.18 1.36% 3.03%
2006 48.57 2.39% 5.18%
2007 46.89 -1.68% -3.46%
2008 45.48 -1.41% -3.01%
2009 49.48 4.0% 8.8%
2010 53.69 4.21% 8.51%
2011 51.88 -1.81% -3.37%
2012 45.57 -6.31% -12.16%
2013 50.53 4.96% 10.88%
2014 51.96 1.43% 2.83%
2015 51.27 -0.69% -1.33%
2016 59.13 7.86% 15.33%
2017 57.7 -1.43% -2.42%
2018 58.41 0.71% 1.23%
2019 51.73 -6.68% -11.44%
2020 51.54 -0.19% -0.37%
2021 49.44 -2.1% -4.07%
2022 46.96 -2.48% -5.02%

Portugal's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in Portugal with 31.49% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 31.49%
Wind 26.74%
Hydro 24.09%
Bioenergy 8.09%
Solar 4.53%
Other Fossil 3.07%
Coal 1.62%
Other Renewables 0.36%
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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