Uruguay: 98.33% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 8

98.33% of the electricity in Uruguay is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by IEA for the year 2017. The primary low-carbon power source is hydro.

Low-carbon power sources (% and TWh)

Fossil fuel power sources (% and TWh)

Low-carbon power in Uruguay compared to selected regions, 1971 to 2017 (%)

Low-carbon power in Uruguay compared to selected regions, 1971 to 2017 (TWh)

Power sources in Uruguay, 1971 to 2017 (%)

Power sources in Uruguay, 1971 to 2017 (TWh)

36% of the global electricity supply is generated from low-carbon energy sources.