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The percentage of electricity that is generated domestically from low-carbon sources.

Chile: 43.3% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 78

43.3% of the electricity in Chile 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 Chile is 415.7 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Chile

Years Change Main cause
1993 → 1999 81.7 → 37.9% Increase of Total
2006 → 2012 53.1 → 36.4% Increase of Total
2013 → 2020 35.7 → 47.6% Increase of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in Chile compared to selected regions

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Electrification of energy in Chile

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Data for 2021 includes the first 9 months.

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