Electricity Production from Coal Sources (As % of Total) fell to 4.27% in Brazil in 2017

Electricity Production from Coal Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Brazil | February 01, 2019
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Electricity production from coal sources as a percentage of total reached 4.27 % in 2017 in Brazil, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.46 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from coal sources as a percentage of total in Brazil reached an all time high of 4.72 % in 2015 and an all time low of 1.67 % in 1976.

Brazil has been ranked 27th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from coal sources as a percentage of total, 39 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.

Electricity Production from Coal Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bolivia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Brazil % 2.33% 2.59% 3.81% 4.53% 4.72%
Chile % 29.9% 36.3% 41.4% 36.3% 37.1% ... ...
Colombia % 3.77% 5.47% 8.99% 10.2% 11.9% ... ...
Guyana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Paraguay % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru % 1.59% 3.23% 2.80% 0.715% 0.839% ... ...
Trinidad and Tobago % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...