Electricity Generation - Facts and Figures

The update of the information brochure “Electricity Generation - Facts and Figures 2018/2019” had been published. Periodically, since 2003 this VGB publication informs about facts and trend in electricity generation.

The topics of the actual issue are:

  • Electricity Demand Worldwide and in the EU
  • Renewables (RES) in the EU
  • Hydro power, wind energy, biomass
  • Wind energy and secure provision of capacity
  • Distributed power, Storage technologies
  • Flexible conventional power plants
  • Framework for conventional power plants
  • Nuclear Power Worldwide
  • Small modular reactors
  • New power generation capacities needed
  • Best Available Techniques
  • Global Climate Policy Needed
  • VGB: Activities and Members

The edition 2018/2019 as also former editions are available for download (see below) in English and German language now. You can order the printed version in the VGB shop. Single copies are available for free.

VGB-Flyer "Facts and Figures about Electricity Generation"
Aktuelle Ausgabe - New Edition
File Type Date Size
VGB Facts and Figures 2018-2019 PDF 2018-10-19 3.25 MB
VGB Zahlen und Fakten 2018-2019 PDF 2018-10-19 3.25 MB
Download - Deutsche Ausgaben
File Type Date Size
Zahlen und Fakten 2003 PDF 2007-09-07 0.59 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2004 PDF 2007-09-07 0.46 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2005 PDF 2007-09-07 0.63 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2006 PDF 2007-09-07 1.46 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2007 PDF 2008-09-22 2.52 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2008 PDF 2009-10-01 1.75 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2009-2010 PDF 2010-09-27 1.94 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2010-2011 PDF 2011-09-26 3.23 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2011-2012 PDF 2012-10-18 2.04 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2012-2013 PDF 2013-09-20 2.82 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2013-2014 PDF 2015-09-18 2.94 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2015-2016 PDF 2017-11-07 2.9 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2017-2018 PDF 2017-11-07 2.62 MB
Zahlen und Fakten 2018-2019 PDF 2018-10-19 3.25 MB
Download English Editions
File Type Date Size
Facts and Figures 2003 PDF 2007-09-07 0.6 MB
Facts and Figures 2004 PDF 2007-09-07 0.46 MB
Facts and Figures 2005 PDF 2007-09-07 1.09 MB
Facts and Figures 2006 PDF 2007-09-14 1.41 MB
Facts and Figures 2007 PDF 2008-09-22 1.1 MB
Facts and Figures 2008 PDF 2009-10-01 1.74 MB
Facts and Figures 2009-2010 PDF 2010-09-27 1.93 MB
Facts and Figures 2010-2011 PDF 2011-09-26 3.15 MB
Facts and Figures 2011-2012 PDF 2012-10-18 2.36 MB
Facts and Figures 2012-2013 PDF 2013-09-20 2.79 MB
Facts and Figures 2013-2014 PDF 2015-09-18 2.96 MB
Facts and Figures 2015-2016 PDF 2017-11-07 2.87 MB
Facts and Figures 2017-2018 PDF 2017-11-07 2.54 MB
Facts and Figures 2018-2019 PDF 2018-10-19 3.25 MB