🇹🇷 Electricity Generation of Turkey

The electricity generated in Turkey has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Turkey reach 331.28 TWh. Whereof 33.26% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Turkey increased by 8.47%
  • In total, Turkey generated 331.28 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Turkey grew with 25.86 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 166.45% in Turkey
  • In 2021, Turkey produced 1.1909747924476% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Turkey (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Turkey's electricity generation has increased from 124.33 TWh to 331.28 TWh, a 166.45% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 124.33 % %
2001 122.19 -2.14% -1.72%
2002 128.42 6.23% 5.1%
2003 139.52 11.1% 8.64%
2004 149.74 10.22% 7.33%
2005 161.55 11.81% 7.89%
2006 176.17 14.62% 9.05%
2007 191.41 15.24% 8.65%
2008 198.31 6.9% 3.6%
2009 194.73 -3.58% -1.81%
2010 211.06 16.33% 8.39%
2011 229.28 18.22% 8.63%
2012 239.38 10.1% 4.41%
2013 239.87 0.49% 0.2%
2014 251.62 11.75% 4.9%
2015 261.29 9.67% 3.84%
2016 273.69 12.4% 4.75%
2017 296.43 22.74% 8.31%
2018 303.86 7.43% 2.51%
2019 302.79 -1.07% -0.35%
2020 305.42 2.63% 0.87%
2021 331.28 25.86% 8.47%

Turkey's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in Turkey with 33.26% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 33.26%
Coal 30.76%
Hydro 16.83%
Wind 9.42%
Solar 3.92%
Other Renewables 3.27%
Bioenergy 1.9%
Other Fossil 0.65%
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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