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

South Africa: 13.7% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 134

13.7% of the electricity in South Africa 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 Nuclear. Average emissions from electricity in South Africa is 709.8 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in South Africa

Years Change Main cause
1983 → 1988 0.5 → 8.9% Increase of Nuclear
2012 → 2021 5.8 → 13.7% Decrease of Total
1993 → 1998 5 → 8.2% Increase of Nuclear

Low-carbon power in South Africa

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Electrification of energy in South Africa


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