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OPEC countries Compared by Energy > Electricity > Installed generating capacity

DEFINITION: This entry is the total capacity of currently installed generators, expressed in kilowatts (kW), to produce electricity. A 10-kilowatt (kW) generator will produce 10 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, if it runs continuously for one hour.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iran 62.09 million kW 2010
2 Saudi Arabia 49.05 million kW 2010
3 Venezuela 27.5 million kW 2012
4 United Arab Emirates 23.25 million kW 2010
5 Kuwait 12.68 million kW 2010
6 Algeria 11.33 million kW 2010
7 Iraq 10.11 million kW 2012
8 Libya 6.77 million kW 2010
9 Nigeria 5.9 million kW 2010
10 Qatar 4.89 million kW 2010
11 Angola 1.16 million kW 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Energy > Electricity > Installed generating capacity. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/OPEC-countries/Energy/Electricity/Installed-generating-capacity

OPEC countries Compared by Energy > Electricity > Installed generating capacity

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Interesting observations about Energy > Electricity > Installed generating capacity

  • China has had the highest electricity > installed generating capacity since 2011.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 2 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 2 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
  • India has ranked in the top 3 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
  • Canada has ranked in the top 5 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
  • France has ranked in the top 6 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
  • Spain has ranked in the top 8 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
  • United Kingdom has ranked in the top 9 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
  • Thailand has ranked in the top 13 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
  • South Korea has ranked in the top 10 for electricity > installed generating capacity since 2009.
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