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South Korea: 34.2% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 91

34.2% 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 446.3 to 459.3 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 South Korea

Years Change Main cause
1994 → 1999 33.3 → 46% Increase of Nuclear

Low-carbon power in South Korea compared to selected regions

Electrification of energy in South Korea

Power sources in South Korea

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