Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) rose to 5.36% in India in 2015

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | India | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total reached 5.36 % in 2015 in India, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.62 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in India reached an all time high of 5.36 % in 2015 and an all time low of < 0.001 % in 1986. When compared to India's main peers, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in Bangladesh amounted to 0.268 %, 4.86 % in China, 0.758 % in Pakistan and 3.19 % in Sri Lanka in 2015.

India has been ranked 54th within the group of 110 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total, 8 places behind 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
Afghanistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Bangladesh % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.264%
Bhutan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % 1.29% 1.67% 2.14% 2.66% 3.56%
India % 3.33% 3.48% 3.95% 4.64% 4.96%
Iran % 0.103% 0.074% 0.100% 0.090% 0.151%
Japan % 1.95% 3.32% 3.72% 4.05% 4.83%
Malaysia % ... 1.01% 0.806% 0.818% 0.644% 0.926%
Maldives % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.381%
Russia % 0.051% 0.053% 0.053% 0.049% 0.046%
Sri Lanka % 0.431% 0.954% 1.23% 1.58% 2.34%
USA % 3.68% 4.10% 4.79% 5.49% 6.32%