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

South Korea: 35.8% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 92

35.8% of the electricity in South Korea 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 Korea is 442.4 to 444.3 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in South Korea

Years Change Main cause
1982 → 1986 12.9 → 50% Increase of Nuclear
1990 → 1997 56.2 → 36.7% Increase of Total
1999 → 2013 46 → 27.9% Increase of Total
2019 → 2020 30.4 → 36.5% Decrease of Total

Low-carbon power in South Korea

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