Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) rose to 6.77% in World in 2015

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources Excl. Hydro (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | World | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total reached 6.77 % in 2015 in World, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 12.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in World reached an all time high of 6.77 % in 2015 and an all time low of 0.246 % in 1974. When compared to World's main peers, electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total in China amounted to 4.86 %, 26.3 % in Germany, 7.76 % in Japan and 7.39 % in USA in 2015.

World has been ranked 46th within the group of 110 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from renewable sources excl. hydro as a percentage of total, 10 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
Austria % 9.47% 9.74% 10.6% 10.8% 12.9%
Belgium % 5.69% 6.59% 9.19% 12.4% 13.7%
Canada % 2.38% 3.21% 3.30% 3.51% 4.41%
China % 1.29% 1.67% 2.14% 2.66% 3.56%
France % 2.39% 2.74% 3.52% 4.34% 4.58%
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%
Poland % 4.17% 5.07% 6.62% 9.18% 8.92%
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%
World % 3.13% 3.55% 4.10% 4.70% 5.41%