Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) rose to 2.60% in Lebanon in 2015

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Lebanon | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total reached 2.60 % in 2015 in Lebanon, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 142 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in Lebanon reached an all time high of 61.0 % in 1971 and an all time low of 1.08 % in 2014. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in Israel amounted to 0.038 %, 0.279 % in Jordan and 2.31 % in Syria in 2015.

Lebanon has been ranked 102nd within the group of 123 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total, 16 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
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Egypt % 8.22% 7.97% 7.95% 7.90% 7.38%
Greece % 6.78% 7.25% 11.1% 8.89% 11.8%
Iraq % 6.30% 9.54% 8.14% 4.33% 3.73%
Israel % 0.049% 0.052% 0.046% 0.021% 0.037%
Jordan % 0.376% 0.368% 0.319% 0.318% 0.279% ... ...
Lebanon % 4.92% 6.79% 7.26% 1.08% 2.60% ... ...
Saudi Arabia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Syria % 7.84% 9.23% 12.0% 11.1% 2.31% ... ...
Turkey % 22.8% 24.2% 24.7% 16.1% 25.6%