Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) rose to 18.6% in European Union in 2015

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | European Union | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total reached 18.6 % in 2015 in European Union, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 11.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in European Union reached an all time high of 18.6 % in 2015 and an all time low of 0.322 % in 1964. When compared to European Union's main peers, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in China amounted to 4.86 %, 7.76 % in Japan, 0.091 % in Russia and 7.39 % in USA in 2015.

European Union has been ranked 21st within the group of 110 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total.

Electricity production from renewable sources includes hydropower, geothermal, solar, tides, wind, biomass, and biofuels.

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Canada % 2.38% 3.21% 3.30% 3.51% 4.41%
China % 1.29% 1.67% 2.14% 2.66% 3.56%
European Union % 8.17% 9.07% 11.2% 13.2% 15.0%
Germany % 12.9% 13.4% 17.5% 19.5% 20.4%
India % 3.33% 3.48% 3.95% 4.64% 4.96%
Japan % 1.95% 3.32% 3.72% 4.05% 4.83%
Mexico % 2.97% 3.13% 2.92% 3.41% 3.88%
Russia % 0.051% 0.053% 0.053% 0.049% 0.046%
South Korea % 0.415% 0.504% 0.554% 0.588% 0.835%
USA % 3.68% 4.10% 4.79% 5.49% 6.32%