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

People's Republic of China: 32.8% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 98

32.8% of the electricity in People's Republic of China 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 People's Republic of China is 551.4 to 551.8 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 People's Republic of China

Years Change Main cause
2011 → 2020 18.8 → 33.7% Increase of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in People's Republic of China compared to selected regions

Power sources in People's Republic of China

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Data for 2021 includes the first 8 months.


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