🇹🇼 Electricity Generation of Taiwan

The electricity generated in Taiwan has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Taiwan reach 287.75 TWh. Whereof 45.12% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Coal. A non-renewable resource with greater impact on the environment.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Taiwan increased by 3.95%
  • In total, Taiwan generated 287.75 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Taiwan grew with 10.94 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 59.4% in Taiwan
  • In 2021, Taiwan produced 1.0344813949734% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Taiwan (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Taiwan's electricity generation has increased from 180.52 TWh to 287.75 TWh, a 59.4% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 180.52 % %
2001 184.46 3.94% 2.18%
2002 195.25 10.79% 5.85%
2003 205.2 9.95% 5.1%
2004 215.06 9.86% 4.81%
2005 223.67 8.61% 4.0%
2006 231.62 7.95% 3.55%
2007 239.19 7.57% 3.27%
2008 234.84 -4.35% -1.82%
2009 226.74 -8.1% -3.45%
2010 244.0 17.26% 7.61%
2011 249.27 5.27% 2.16%
2012 247.43 -1.84% -0.74%
2013 249.14 1.71% 0.69%
2014 256.85 7.71% 3.09%
2015 255.11 -1.74% -0.68%
2016 260.82 5.71% 2.24%
2017 266.93 6.11% 2.34%
2018 272.16 5.23% 1.96%
2019 270.98 -1.18% -0.43%
2020 276.81 5.83% 2.15%
2021 287.75 10.94% 3.95%

Taiwan's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Coal was the largest generator of electrical energy in Taiwan with 45.12% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Coal 45.12%
Gas 37.91%
Nuclear 9.66%
Solar 2.77%
Other Fossil 1.87%
Hydro 1.21%
Wind 0.77%
Bioenergy 0.69%
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

This dataset contains yearly electricity generation, capacity, emissions, import and demand data for over 200 geographies. Data is collected from multi-country datasets (EIA, Eurostat, BP, UN) as well as national sources (e.g China data from the National Bureau of Statistics).

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