Global outlook on electricity generation by energy source 2015-2050

Projected electricity generation worldwide from 2015 to 2050, by energy source (in trillion kilowatt hours)*

Global outlook on electricity generation by energy source 2015-2050 This statistic shows the world electricity generation in 2015, including projections through 2050, by energy source. About 12.4 trillion kilowatt hours of electricity is expected to be derived from renewable sources by 2050.
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Projected electricity generation worldwide from 2015 to 2050, by energy source (in trillion kilowatt hours)*

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LiquidsNatural gasCoalNuclearRenewables (incl. hydroelectric)
20500.511.0711.083.812.41
20450.519.9710.723.7411.55
20400.538.7710.393.6610.7
20350.557.6910.163.419.81
20300.576.669.953.238.95
20250.745.9110.12.987.68
20200.825.269.992.756.54
20150.915.219.412.515.39
LiquidsNatural gasCoalNuclearRenewables (incl. hydroelectric)
20500.511.0711.083.812.41
20450.519.9710.723.7411.55
20400.538.7710.393.6610.7
20350.557.6910.163.419.81
20300.576.669.953.238.95
20250.745.9110.12.987.68
20200.825.269.992.756.54
20150.915.219.412.515.39
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This statistic shows the world electricity generation in 2015, including projections through 2050, by energy source. About 12.4 trillion kilowatt hours of electricity is expected to be derived from renewable sources by 2050.
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