Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) rose to 28.4% in Uruguay in 2015

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Uruguay | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total reached 28.4 % in 2015 in Uruguay, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 71.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in Uruguay reached an all time high of 28.4 % in 2015 and an all time low of 0.196 % in 1980. When compared to Uruguay's main peers, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in Argentina amounted to 1.90 %, 12.1 % in Brazil and 11.9 % in Chile in 2015.

Uruguay has been ranked 7th within the group of 110 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total, 54 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Argentina % 1.15% 1.77% 1.66% 2.03% 2.12%
Bolivia % 1.98% 1.76% 1.69% 1.61% 0.744%
Brazil % 5.11% 6.53% 6.57% 7.29% 8.23%
Chile % 7.17% 4.27% 7.63% 7.55% 8.65%
Paraguay % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru % 1.40% 1.88% 1.72% 1.82% 2.66%
Uruguay % 9.42% 8.80% 9.41% 10.6% 10.5%
Venezuela % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...