Electricity Production from Renewable Sources (Excl. Hydro) rose 21.0% to 283,851 GWh in China in 2015

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources (Excl. Hydro) (GWh)
Energy & Utility | China | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from renewable sources excluding hydro reached 283,851 GWh in 2015 in China, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 21 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from renewable sources excluding hydro in China reached an all time high of 283,851 GWh in 2015 and an all time low of 4.00 GWh in 1990. When compared to China's main peers, electricity production from renewable sources excluding hydro in India amounted to 74,143 GWh, 80,292 GWh in Japan, 970 GWh in Russia and 317,421 GWh in USA in 2015.

China has been ranked 4th within the group of 110 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from renewable sources excluding hydro, 13 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) Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Bangladesh GWh ... ... ... ... ... 112 140
Canada GWh 14,513 19,398 20,986 22,329 29,337
China GWh 48,011 70,255 100,573 132,470 193,807
Germany GWh 75,827 83,856 106,102 121,703 129,368
India GWh 30,514 34,065 42,495 52,150 59,079
Japan GWh 20,814 37,857 39,959 42,796 51,223
Mexico GWh 7,949 8,616 8,829 10,478 11,541
Pakistan GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... 397
Russia GWh 501 545 562 527 486
South Korea GWh 1,874 2,504 2,881 3,124 4,494
Sri Lanka GWh 43.0 103 143 188 281
USA GWh 153,106 178,411 207,229 234,311 270,946