Iceland: Energy

Annual Total Energy Usage (est. for 2022): 233.24 trillion BTU (5.882 MTOE – megatonnes of oil equivalent or 68.36 billion kWh – kilowatt hours)  –   (Statistics Iceland)

  • Global ranking in energy consumption (as of 2022): #102. (Statistical Review of Energy)
  • 53,832 kWh per capita, world’s third highest. (World Population Review)
  • Percentage of Total Global Energy Consumption: .038%
  • Energy Sources (% of total):  Geothermal (65%), hydropower (20%), fossil fuels – primarily for transportation (15%).  (Government of Iceland – Energy)
  • Renewables provide 99.98% all of Iceland’s electricity needs. Virtually every resident has access to electricity.