Date: 04 July 2022 ، the watch 17:33
News ID: 10852
Iran’s electricity generation increased by 6.4 percent in 2021, making the Islamic Republic the world’s 11th largest electricity producer last year, according to British Petroleum’s latest global energy report dubbed “Statistical Review of World Energy”.

According to the report, Iran generated 357.8 terawatt-hours of electricity in 2021, 20.6 terawatt-hours more than the figure for the preceding year, IRNA reported.
The average annual growth of electricity production in Iran during the 10-year period ending in 2021 is estimated at 4.3 percent, the report said.

The country accounted for 1.3 percent of the world’s total electricity generation in the said year.
British Petroleum statistics show that Iran's nuclear electricity generation in 2021 dropped 44.2 percent compared to the figure for 2020. Iran accounted for 0.1 percent of the world's nuclear electricity generation in 2021.

Iran joined the world’s nuclear power producing countries a decade ago with the construction of the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant.
The world’s total electricity generation in 2021 was 13,994.4 terawatt-hours, indicating an increase of 8.4 percent compared to the previous year. The report put the world's electricity generation in 2020 at 12,949.3 terawatt-hours.

Source: Iran daily