🇨🇭 Electricity Generation of Switzerland

The electricity generated in Switzerland has declined since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Switzerland reach 60.72 TWh. Whereof 60.87% 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 Switzerland increased by -9.91%
  • In total, Switzerland generated 60.72 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Switzerland grew with -6.68 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by -1.67% in Switzerland
  • In 2021, Switzerland produced 0.21829265092194% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Switzerland (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Switzerland's electricity generation has increased from 61.75 TWh to 60.72 TWh, a -1.67% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 61.75 % %
2001 66.63 4.88% 7.9%
2002 61.13 -5.5% -8.25%
2003 61.08 -0.05% -0.08%
2004 59.65 -1.43% -2.34%
2005 53.93 -5.72% -9.59%
2006 57.93 4.0% 7.42%
2007 62.06 4.13% 7.13%
2008 62.72 0.66% 1.06%
2009 62.3 -0.42% -0.67%
2010 62.05 -0.25% -0.4%
2011 59.2 -2.85% -4.59%
2012 64.17 4.97% 8.4%
2013 64.72 0.55% 0.86%
2014 65.94 1.22% 1.89%
2015 62.15 -3.79% -5.75%
2016 57.5 -4.65% -7.48%
2017 56.62 -0.88% -1.53%
2018 62.27 5.65% 9.98%
2019 66.5 4.23% 6.79%
2020 67.4 0.9% 1.35%
2021 60.72 -6.68% -9.91%

Switzerland's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Hydro was the largest generator of electrical energy in Switzerland with 60.87% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Hydro 60.87%
Nuclear 30.22%
Solar 4.76%
Other Fossil 3.72%
Wind 0.25%
Bioenergy 0.18%
Coal 0.0%
Gas 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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