South Africa: 10.93% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 106

10.93% of the electricity in South Africa is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by BP for the year 2019. The primary low-carbon power source is nuclear.

Low-carbon power sources (% and TWh)

Fossil fuel power sources (% and TWh)

Low-carbon power in South Africa compared to selected regions, 1985 to 2019 (%)

Low-carbon power in South Africa compared to selected regions, 1985 to 2019 (TWh)

Power sources in South Africa, 1985 to 2019 (%)

Power sources in South Africa, 1985 to 2019 (TWh)

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