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Brazil: 83% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 21

83% of the electricity in Brazil is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by {{ source }} for the year {{ YEARS.getYear() }}. The primary low-carbon power source is Hydropower. Average emissions from electricity in Brazil is 112 to 116.4 gCO2eq / kWh. This has been calculated using estimates from the Technology-specific Cost and Performance Parameters report from the IPCC.

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Brazil

Years Change Main cause
2011 → 2014 84.4 → 71.7% Increase of Total
2015 → 2020 72.3 → 83% Increase of Wind

Low-carbon power in Brazil compared to selected regions

Electrification of energy in Brazil

Power sources in Brazil

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