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

Faroe Islands: 43.4% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 76

43.4% of the electricity in Faroe Islands 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 Faroe Islands is 285.5 to 472.2 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Faroe Islands

Years Change Main cause
2010 → 2015 30.1 → 61.4% Increase of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in Faroe Islands compared to selected regions

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