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

Sweden: 93.7% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 10

93.7% of the electricity in Sweden 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 Sweden is 16.4 to 67.6 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Sweden

Years Change Main cause
1974 → 1981 76.5 → 95.8% Increase of Nuclear
2001 → 2003 96.1 → 85% Decrease of Nuclear
1990 → 1996 97.7 → 87.4% Increase of Total

Low-carbon power in Sweden

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Power sources in Sweden

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Electrification of energy in Sweden

Data for 2022 was last updated on Mar 30, 2022.

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