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Sri Lanka: 46.2% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 71

46.2% of the electricity in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka is 352 to 453.5 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 Sri Lanka

Years Change Main cause
1995 → 2002 92.7 → 38.2% Decrease of Hydropower
2013 → 2017 59.9 → 29.8% Decrease of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in Sri Lanka compared to selected regions

Electrification of energy in Sri Lanka

Power sources in Sri Lanka

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