Brazil: Alternative and nuclear energy, percent of total energy use
, 1990 - 2015:
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2015. The average value for Brazil during that period was 45.6 percent with a minimum of 41.48 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 49.86 percent in 1990.
The latest value from 2015 is 43.79 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 195
countries is 31.08 percent.
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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: Renewable energy consumption is the share of renewables energy in total final energy consumption.