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  • 11th October, 2023

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      How The World’s Electricity Was Generated In 2022

      How The World’s Electricity Was Generated In 2022

      The global electricity generation landscape in 2022 revealed a mix of energy sources that powered our world. Fossil fuels, including coal, oil, and natural gas, continued to play a significant role in meeting the world's energy demands.


      Coal remained the dominant source, contributing 35.3% of the total electricity generated, followed by natural gas at 22.8%, and oil at 2.5%.


      While fossil fuels retained their supremacy, there was a notable shift towards cleaner energy sources. Nuclear energy accounted for 9.2% of global electricity, providing a low-carbon alternative.


      Hydroelectricity, a renewable resource, made up 14.9% of the total generation. Furthermore, renewables collectively, including solar, wind, and geothermal, contributed 14.4%, indicating a growing reliance on cleaner energy options.

      • Published: 11th October, 2023



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