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Energy Supply


Key energy sources are lignite and hydro.


Power generation has been increasing steadily and since 2000 it grew by over 50 % to 16.8 TWh in 2020. The two main energy sources for power generation are hydropower and coal.

In 2020 more than 70% of the power generation came from coal and lignite. 28% came from hydro electricity production.

Total primary energy supply declined after a peak in 2011 from almost 90 TWh to nearly 70 Twh in 2020.

In 2020 more than 2/3 of TPES came from coal and lingnite. A little bit more than 1/4 came from crude oil making those two the dominant energy source for the country.

Source: Graphs AEA

Last update: 06 2022