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

Latvia: 51.9% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 66

51.9% of the electricity in Latvia 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 Latvia is 165.4 to 342.9 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Latvia

Years Change Main cause
1996 → 1998 29.3 → 68.2% Increase of Hydropower
2015 → 2017 37.8 → 72.5% Increase of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in Latvia compared to selected regions

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Electrification of energy in Latvia

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Data for 2021 includes the first 9 months.


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