🇦🇪 Electricity Generation of United Arab Emirates

The electricity generated in United Arab Emirates has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in United Arab Emirates reach 135.63 TWh. Whereof 93.74% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in United Arab Emirates increased by 7.18%
  • In total, United Arab Emirates generated 135.63 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in United Arab Emirates grew with 9.08 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 261.29% in United Arab Emirates
  • In 2021, United Arab Emirates produced 0.48759934526585% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of United Arab Emirates (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, United Arab Emirates's electricity generation has increased from 37.54 TWh to 135.63 TWh, a 261.29% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 37.54 % %
2001 40.58 3.04% 8.1%
2002 44.04 3.46% 8.53%
2003 46.48 2.44% 5.54%
2004 49.27 2.79% 6.0%
2005 57.05 7.78% 15.79%
2006 62.76 5.71% 10.01%
2007 74.03 11.27% 17.96%
2008 77.06 3.03% 4.09%
2009 82.91 5.85% 7.59%
2010 88.33 5.42% 6.54%
2011 93.22 4.89% 5.54%
2012 99.85 6.63% 7.11%
2013 103.41 3.56% 3.57%
2014 109.57 6.16% 5.96%
2015 119.76 10.19% 9.3%
2016 121.85 2.09% 1.75%
2017 126.54 4.69% 3.85%
2018 127.93 1.39% 1.1%
2019 129.65 1.72% 1.34%
2020 126.55 -3.1% -2.39%
2021 135.63 9.08% 7.18%

United Arab Emirates's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in United Arab Emirates with 93.74% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 93.74%
Solar 4.93%
Nuclear 1.32%
Bioenergy 0.01%
Coal 0.0%
Hydro 0.0%
Other Fossil 0.0%
Other Renewables 0.0%
Wind 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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