North Korea: 78.48% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 24

78.48% of the electricity in North Korea is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by IEA for the year 2017. The primary low-carbon power source is hydro.

Low-carbon power sources (% and TWh)

Fossil fuel power sources (% and TWh)

Low-carbon power in North Korea compared to selected regions, 1990 to 2017 (%)

Low-carbon power in North Korea compared to selected regions, 1990 to 2017 (TWh)

Power sources in North Korea, 1990 to 2017 (%)

Power sources in North Korea, 1990 to 2017 (TWh)

36% of the global electricity supply is generated from low-carbon energy sources.