Electricity production by source - Ireland



Ireland : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)19.9934554973822
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)1.54886561954625
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)2.91593949970913
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)49.749127399651
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)16.1612856311809
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of Ireland is 20.0 (% of total) with a global rank of 42.
Ireland compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of Ireland is similar to that of Zimbabwe, Croatia, Thailand, Vietnam, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Dominican Republic with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 25.3, 24.1, 22.3, 21.1, 20.7, 19.0, 18.8, 16.0, 15.5, 15.4 (% of total) and a global rank of 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47.10 years declineIreland's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 27.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIreland had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 20.6 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Ireland during the Great RecessionIreland's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 34.0% during the Great RecessionIreland since the end of the Great RecessionIreland's Electricity production from coal sources had a positive growth of 39.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from coal sources of Ireland
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Ireland is 2.92 (% of total) with a global rank of 96.
Ireland compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Ireland is similar to that of Iran, Lebanon, Cambodia, Luxembourg, Germany, Czech Republic, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Kosovo, United Kingdom with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 5.03, 4.92, 4.27, 3.54, 3.51, 2.58, 1.98, 1.96, 1.81, 1.45 (% of total) and a global rank of 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101.10 years declineIreland's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 21.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIreland had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 2.75 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Ireland during the Great RecessionIreland's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 20.8% during the Great RecessionIreland since the end of the Great RecessionIreland's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 9.62% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Ireland
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Ireland is 49.7 (% of total) with a global rank of 30.
Ireland compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Ireland is similar to that of Libya, Netherlands, Syrian Arab Republic, Mexico, Argentina, Latvia, Russia, Tanzania, Italy, Malaysia with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 56.3, 54.3, 52.4, 52.2, 51.4, 49.5, 49.3, 48.8, 46.1, 44.7 (% of total) and a global rank of 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35.10 years growthIreland's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 14.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIreland had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 52.6 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Ireland during the Great RecessionIreland's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 14.7% during the Great RecessionIreland since the end of the Great RecessionIreland's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a negative growth (decline) of 14.7% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from natural gas sources of Ireland
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of Ireland is 1.55 (% of total) with a global rank of 69.
Ireland compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of Ireland is similar to that of Slovak Republic, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Germany, Australia, Thailand, Poland, Romania, Denmark with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 1.93, 1.70, 1.67, 1.59, 1.55, 1.42, 1.32, 1.29, 1.24, 1.23 (% of total) and a global rank of 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74.10 years declineIreland's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 90.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIreland had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 7.46 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Ireland during the Great RecessionIreland's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 68.5% during the Great RecessionIreland since the end of the Great RecessionIreland's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 53.0% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of Ireland
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Ireland is 16.2 (% of total) with a global rank of 13.
Ireland compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Ireland is similar to that of Nicaragua, New Zealand, Germany, Costa Rica, Italy, Finland, Lithuania, Philippines, Estonia, Netherlands with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 22.4, 20.0, 18.9, 18.7, 16.3, 16.0, 14.9, 14.6, 12.0, 12.0 (% of total) and a global rank of 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.10 years growthIreland's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 753 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIreland had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 8.24 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Ireland
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators