Greece, Electricity generated from renewable energy sources reached 17,193 GWh in 2021

, SEE Energy News

According to data published by Greek electricity transmission system operator ADMIE, electricity generated from renewable energy sources reached 17,193 GWh in 2021, which is by 16.2 % more compared to 2020. This is also all-time high RES output for Greece.

The abovementioned data does not include hydrobased generation, which also finished 2021 with all-time high figure of 5,293 GWh or 82.5 % higher compared to 2020.

This means that, by combining RES and hydro output, green energy was accounted for 46.1 % of Greek electricity production in 2021, which
amounted to 48,721 GWh.

Lignite-fired electricity generation fell by 7 % in 2021, reaching 5,341 GWh.

Also, Greek electricity consumption in 2021 rose by 4.7 % year-on-year to 52,322 GWh, reaching pre-pandemic levels again.

The share of state-controlled Public Power Corporation (PPC) in domestic retail electricity market was 63.9 % at the end of 2021.