Global electricity generation by source 1998-2018

This statistic represents the world electricity generation from 1998 through 2018, by energy source. Approximately 903 terawatt hours of electricity derived from oil were generated worldwide in 2018.

Generation of electricity worldwide from 1998 to 2018, by energy source

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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1998 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Figures prior to 2010 are from the OECD library.

* "Other" figures for 2018 are further divided into biomass and waste, wind, solar photovoltaics, and other renewables.

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