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

Uruguay: 94.1% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 12

94.1% of the electricity in Uruguay 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 Wind. Average emissions from electricity in Uruguay is 88.7 to 105.6 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Uruguay

Years Change Main cause
2003 → 2006 99.9 → 42.6% Decrease of Hydropower
2008 → 2014 55.3 → 94.8% Increase of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in Uruguay compared to selected regions

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Electrification of energy in Uruguay

Power sources in Uruguay

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