World: 36.38% low-carbon power

36.38% of the electricity in World is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by BP for the year 2019. The primary low-carbon power source is hydro.

Low-carbon power sources (% and TWh)

Fossil fuel power sources (% and TWh)

Low-carbon power in World compared to selected regions, 1971 to 2019 (%)

Low-carbon power in World compared to selected regions, 1971 to 2019 (TWh)

Power sources in World, 1971 to 2019 (%)

Power sources in World, 1971 to 2019 (TWh)

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