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

World: 38.3% low-carbon power

38.3% of the electricity in World 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 World is 435.7 to 446.7 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

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