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Japan: 30.9% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 98

30.9% 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 Hydropower. Average emissions from electricity in Japan is 453.2 to 487.1 gCO2eq / kWh. This has been calculated using estimates from the Technology-specific Cost and Performance Parameters report from the IPCC.

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Japan

Years Change Main cause
2010 → 2012 34.5 → 11.7% Decrease of Nuclear
2014 → 2020 12.5 → 30.9% Decrease of Total

Low-carbon power in Japan compared to selected regions

Electrification of energy in Japan

Power sources in Japan

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