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World’s Largest Electricity Producing Countries In 2016

While appetite and demand for energy are increasing all over the world, not many nations can generate enough electricity. The world’s largest producer of power is indeed China.

China, the world’s second-fastest growing major economy after India, produced a gigantic 6,015 terrawatt hour (TWh) of power. The United States is the world’s second-largest producer of electricity, according to IBEF .

With a production of 1,423 BU in FY 2016, India was the third largest producer and the third largest consumer of electricity in the world, behind China (6,015 BU) and the United States (4,327 BU). The Indian Government wants to add capacity of around 100 GW by 2022.

World’s Largest Electricity Producing Countries In 2016

  1. China
    Electricity production per year: 6,015 terrawatt hour (TWh)
  2. The United States
    Electricity production per year: 4,327 terrawatt hour (TWh)
  3. India
    Electricity production per year: 1,423 terrawatt hour (TWh)
  4. Russia
    Electricity production per year: 1,088 terrawatt hour (TWh)
  5. Japan
    Electricity production per year: 1,013 terrawatt hour (TWh)
  6. Germany
    Electricity production per year: 653 terrawatt hour (TWh)
  7. Canada
    Electricity production per year: 643 terrawatt hour (TWh)

World’s Largest Electricity Producing Countries In 2016

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.
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