🇪🇸 Electricity Generation of Spain

The electricity generated in Spain has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2022, electricity generation in Spain reach 284.81 TWh. Whereof 26.4% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2022, the electricity generation in Spain increased by 5.17%
  • In total, Spain generated 284.81 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2022.
  • Electricity generation in Spain grew with 14.0 TWh in 2022, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 28.92% in Spain
  • In 2022, Spain produced 1.0239118891482% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Spain (2000-2022)

Between the year 2000 and 2022, Spain's electricity generation has increased from 220.92 TWh to 284.81 TWh, a 28.92% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 22 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 220.92 % %
2001 233.07 12.15% 5.5%
2002 239.91 6.84% 2.93%
2003 257.3 17.39% 7.25%
2004 273.65 16.35% 6.35%
2005 284.46 10.81% 3.95%
2006 295.26 10.8% 3.8%
2007 301.53 6.27% 2.12%
2008 310.67 9.14% 3.03%
2009 291.53 -19.14% -6.16%
2010 298.15 6.62% 2.27%
2011 291.37 -6.78% -2.27%
2012 293.77 2.4% 0.82%
2013 281.47 -12.3% -4.19%
2014 274.94 -6.53% -2.32%
2015 277.48 2.54% 0.92%
2016 271.19 -6.29% -2.27%
2017 272.9 1.71% 0.63%
2018 271.88 -1.02% -0.37%
2019 270.89 -0.99% -0.36%
2020 259.73 -11.16% -4.12%
2021 270.81 11.08% 4.27%
2022 284.81 14.0% 5.17%

Spain's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in Spain with 26.4% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 26.4%
Wind 22.92%
Nuclear 20.89%
Hydro 10.94%
Solar 10.01%
Other Fossil 4.48%
Bioenergy 2.56%
Coal 1.79%
Other Renewables 0.01%

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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