Electricity Production from Renewable Sources (Excl. Hydro) rose 5.66% to 2,110 GWh in El Salvador in 2015

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources (Excl. Hydro) (GWh)
Energy & Utility | El Salvador | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from renewable sources excluding hydro reached 2,110 GWh in 2015 in El Salvador, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.66 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from renewable sources excluding hydro in El Salvador reached an all time high of 2,110 GWh in 2015 and an all time low of 166 GWh in 1975. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, electricity production from renewable sources excluding hydro in Costa Rica amounted to 2,637 GWh, 2,803 GWh in Guatemala, 1,450 GWh in Honduras and 1,997 GWh in Nicaragua in 2015.

El Salvador has been ranked 49th within the group of 110 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from renewable sources excluding hydro, 12 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) Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Belize GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Costa Rica GWh 1,635 1,680 1,834 2,111 2,188
El Salvador GWh 1,756 1,808 1,817 1,910 2,001
Guatemala GWh 1,501 1,829 1,740 1,837 2,009
Honduras GWh 168 160 765 1,029 1,036
Mexico GWh 7,949 8,616 8,829 10,478 11,541
Nicaragua GWh 770 850 856 1,307 1,723
Panama GWh 23.0 22.0 23.0 26.0 35.0
USA GWh 153,106 178,411 207,229 234,311 270,946