Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) rose to 6.37% in Bulgaria in 2015

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Bulgaria | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total reached 6.37 % in 2015 in Bulgaria, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 7.48 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 6.61 % in 2013 and an all time low of 0.002 % in 2004. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in Greece amounted to 16.9 %, 14.5 % in Romania, 0.093 % in Serbia and 6.31 % in Turkey in 2015.

Bulgaria has been ranked 47th within the group of 110 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total, 36 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
Albania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Bulgaria % 0.585% 1.59% 2.04% 4.51% 6.61%
Croatia % 0.591% 1.16% 2.28% 4.01% 4.68%
Greece % 4.60% 5.34% 6.98% 9.46% 14.0%
Hungary % 7.43% 7.58% 6.90% 7.02% 8.50%
Iran % 0.103% 0.074% 0.100% 0.090% 0.151%
Iraq % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... 0.015% 0.048% 0.148%
Moldova % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.067%
Romania % 0.033% 0.688% 2.56% 4.87% 8.87%
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... 0.017% 0.054%
Turkey % 1.12% 1.85% 2.51% 3.07% 4.08%
Ukraine % 0.105% 0.127% 0.130% 0.381% 0.676%