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World: 39.1% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 35

39.1% 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 135.2 to 150.6 gCO2eq / kWh. This has been calculated using estimates from the Technology-specific Cost and Performance Parameters report from the IPCC.

Low-carbon power in World compared to selected regions

Power sources in World

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