Costa Rica: 99.67% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 6

99.67% of the electricity in Costa Rica is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by IEA for the year 2017. The primary low-carbon power source is hydro.

Low-carbon power sources (% and TWh)

Fossil fuel power sources (% and TWh)

Low-carbon power in Costa Rica compared to selected regions, 1971 to 2017 (%)

Low-carbon power in Costa Rica compared to selected regions, 1971 to 2017 (TWh)

Power sources in Costa Rica, 1971 to 2017 (%)

Power sources in Costa Rica, 1971 to 2017 (TWh)

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