Brazil: Share of clean energy

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

Brazil: Alternative and nuclear energy, percent of total energy use

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Brazil from 1971 to 2014. The average value for Brazil during that period was 12.13 percent with a minumum of 5.32 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 15.56 percent in 2009. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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We show the alternative and nuclear energy use as percent of the total energy use in Brazil. It consists of noncarbohydrate energy that does not produce carbon dioxide when generated and includes hydropower and nuclear, geothermal, and solar power.

Definition: Clean energy is noncarbohydrate energy that does not produce carbon dioxide when generated. It includes hydropower and nuclear, geothermal, and solar power, among others.