China is the top country by electricity net generation in the world. As of 2016, electricity net generation in China was 5,883 billion kilowatthours that accounts for 24.81 % of the world's electricity net generation. The top 5 countries (others are the United States of America, India, Russian Federation, and Japan) account for 56.45 % of it. The world's total electricity net generation was estimated at 23,709.3 billion kilowatthours in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
The amount of gross generation less the electrical energy consumed at the generating station(s) for station service or auxiliaries. Electricity required for pumping at pumped-storage plants is regarded as electricity for station service and is deducted from gross generation.