Brazil: 85.22% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 18

85.22% of the electricity in Brazil is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by BP for the year 2019. The primary low-carbon power source is hydro.

Low-carbon power sources (% and TWh)

Fossil fuel power sources (% and TWh)

Low-carbon power in Brazil compared to selected regions, 1971 to 2019 (%)

Low-carbon power in Brazil compared to selected regions, 1971 to 2019 (TWh)

Power sources in Brazil, 1971 to 2019 (%)

Power sources in Brazil, 1971 to 2019 (TWh)

36% of the global electricity supply is generated from low-carbon energy sources.