Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) fell to 6.37% in Dominican Republic in 2015

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Dominican Republic | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total reached 6.37 % in 2015 in Dominican Republic, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 29 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in Dominican Republic reached an all time high of 45.3 % in 1988 and an all time low of 6.37 % in 2015. When compared to Dominican Republic's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in Cuba amounted to 0.237 %, 3.13 % in Jamaica, 9.95 % in Mexico and 5.67 % in USA in 2015.

Dominican Republic has been ranked 87th within the group of 123 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total, 25 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Hydropower refers to electricity produced by hydroelectric power plants.

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belize % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada % 59.0% 59.7% 58.9% 57.3% 56.7%
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % 14.6% 17.3% 16.7% 18.6% 19.1%
Cuba % 0.557% 0.602% 0.664% 0.537% 0.237% ... ...
Dominican Republic % 11.7% 12.9% 12.7% 8.97% 6.37% ... ...
Guatemala % 45.5% 47.4% 46.9% 45.2% 35.0% ... ...
Haiti % 12.8% 20.1% 13.4% 8.71% 8.00% ... ...
Honduras % 36.8% 36.0% 33.9% 32.4% 26.1% ... ...
Jamaica % 3.48% 3.79% 2.91% 3.30% 3.13% ... ...
Japan % 7.74% 7.14% 7.37% 7.76% 8.23%
Mexico % 12.0% 10.4% 9.42% 12.9% 9.90%
USA % 7.44% 6.52% 6.32% 6.05% 5.84%