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Electricity Statistics Update 2012

The Icelandic Energy Authority has published statistics regarding the electricity industry in 2011. The publication is in Icelandic only (link to the pdf-file). Here are some of the key numbers:

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TOTAL ELECTRICITY GENERATION:          17,210 GWh (2011)

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ELECTRICITY GENERATION SHARE BY SOURCE:

Hydro Power 72.67%
Geothermal Power     27.32%
Fossil Fuels     0.01%
Total 100.00%

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ELECTRICITY POWER CAPACITY:

Hydro Power  1,884 MW
Geothermal Power     665 MW
Fossil Fuels     120 MW
Total 2,669 MW

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ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION SHARE:

Energy Intensive Industries 80%
General Consumption     18%
Other     2%
Total 100.00%

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We will soon be offering more Icelandic energy data in our special data-section.