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

France: 90.9% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 14

90.9% of the electricity in France 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 Nuclear. Average emissions from electricity in France is 69.3 to 71.6 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in France

Years Change Main cause
1976 → 1986 31.2 → 88.1% Increase of Nuclear
1991 → 1997 86.5 → 92.1% Increase of Nuclear
2013 → 2014 90.3 → 93.2% Increase of Nuclear
2017 → 2020 87.8 → 91% Decrease of Total

Low-carbon power in France

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Electrification of energy in France

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