Canada: Fossil fuels electricity generation

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 Canada

Fossil fuels electricity generation, billion kilowatthours

 Latest value 111.14
 Year 2021
 Measure billion kilowatthours
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 118.84
 Min - Max 77.60 - 160.52
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Canada during that period was 118.84 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 77.6 billion kilowatthours in 1981 and a maximum of 160.52 billion kilowatthours in 2001. The latest value from 2021 is 111.14 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 189 countries is 88.99 billion kilowatthours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Canada - Fossil fuels electricity generation - Recent values chart

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Canada - Fossil fuels electricity generation - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Billion kilowatthours of electricity generated from fossil fuels including oil, coal, and natural gas.


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