Annual Survey of Electric Power Thermal Generating Station Fuel Consumption (EPTG)

Electricity generation of economy, rate

Electricity generation refers to the production of electric power by hydraulic energy, fossil fuels, nuclear energy or other processes.

Economy refers to the entire set of resident institutional units. It is divided into sectors that consists of groups of resident institutional units. An institutional unit is resident in a country when it has a centre of economic interest in the economic territory of that country. It is said to have a centre of economic interest when there exists some location - dwelling, place of production or other premises - within the economic territory on, or from, which it engages, and intends to continue to engage, in economic activities and transactions on a significant scale either indefinitely or over a finite period of time.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Gigawatt hour
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