Share of electricity generation from coal in leading EV markets 2017

This statistic shows coal power as a share of coal electricity generation worldwide across leading electric vehicle (EV) markets in 2017. That year, China had a 39.5 percent share of worldwide electric vehicles in operation and accounted for 44.8 percent of electricity generation from coal globally.

Share of coal power in leading electric vehicle markets in 2017

Share of coal power generation worldwideShare of electric vehicle stock worldwide
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Sources

Release date

May 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

Coal power:
The share of coal power demand figures were taken from BP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2018 (page 111), published in June 2018.
* The value for France (10.52 TWh) is for 2016; was taken from IEA's website, as this country was not listed.
** The figure for Norway (146 GWh) is for 2016; it's based on information on IEA's website, as this country was not listed.

Electric vehicles:
The electric vehicle market share has been calculated based on figures provided by IEA in their Global EV Outlook 2018 (table: Electricity generation from coal), published in May 2018.

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