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Portugal: 57.2% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 57

57.2% of the electricity in Portugal 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 Portugal is 241.8 to 249.1 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 Portugal

Years Change Main cause
2005 → 2014 15.6 → 59.9% Increase of Hydropower
2017 → 2020 40.3 → 57.2% Increase of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in Portugal compared to selected regions

Electrification of energy in Portugal

Power sources in Portugal

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