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Percentage of Renewable Electricity by Country

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Source of Data:

Source:  US Energy Information Administration (EIA) //  data here 

Note: includes electricity generation from burning wood pellets (biomass/biofuel) controversially considered 'renewable'

David McCandless, Dr Stephanie Starling, Tom Evans, Paul Barton // Information is Beautiful

Quote from Information is Beautiful:

Over 30% of the world’s electricity is now generated from renewable sources – and it’s increasing. (source)

some notes

Renewable sources include solar power, windhydro-electricgeothermal and – controversially – bioenergy (aka biomass or biofuel – mostly burning of wood pellets).

Awesome project from everyone at Information is Beautiful - everyone at mapstack has loved playing around with the data!