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Sweden: 97.8% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 10

97.8% 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 42.4 to 48.3 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 Sweden

Years Change Main cause
2003 → 2008 85 → 96.1% Increase of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in Sweden compared to selected regions

Electrification of energy in Sweden

Power sources in Sweden

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