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

Japan: 26.7% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 106

26.7% of the electricity in Japan 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 Solar. Average emissions from electricity in Japan is 468.8 to 487.9 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Japan

Years Change Main cause
1998 → 2003 43.5 → 34% Decrease of Nuclear

Low-carbon power in Japan compared to selected regions

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Electrification of energy in Japan

Power sources in Japan

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Data for 2021 includes the first 9 months.

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