Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) rose to 13.8% in Lithuania in 2017

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Lithuania | February 01, 2019
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Electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total reached 13.8 % in 2017 in Lithuania, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 29.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in Lithuania reached an all time high of 13.8 % in 2017 and an all time low of 1.15 % in 1991. When compared to Lithuania's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in Belarus amounted to 0.650 %, 0.220 % in Estonia, 58.1 % in Latvia and 16.8 % in Russia in 2017.

Lithuania has been ranked 31st within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total, 70 places above 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
Belarus % 0.130% 0.227% 0.438% 0.348% 0.314%
China % 14.6% 17.3% 16.7% 18.6% 19.1%
Estonia % 0.233% 0.351% 0.196% 0.217% 0.259%
Finland % 16.9% 23.9% 18.0% 19.7% 24.4%
Germany % 2.91% 3.49% 3.63% 3.15% 2.96%
Japan % 7.74% 7.14% 7.37% 7.76% 8.23%
Latvia % 47.4% 60.1% 46.9% 38.8% 33.6%
Lithuania % 11.3% 9.34% 12.4% 10.8% 8.20%
Poland % 1.43% 1.26% 1.49% 1.38% 1.11%
Russia % 15.7% 15.5% 17.1% 16.5% 15.8%
USA % 7.44% 6.52% 6.32% 6.05% 5.84%
Ukraine % 5.61% 5.28% 7.12% 4.66% 3.33%