South Korea: Electricity from renewable sources, kWh

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 South Korea

Electricity production from renewable sources, million kWh

 Latest value 8260
 Year 2015
 Measure million kWh
 Data availability 1971 - 2015
 Average 754.27
 Min - Max 0 - 8260
 Source The International Energy Agency
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1971 to 2015. The average value for South Korea during that period was 754.27 million kWh with a minimum of 0 million kWh in 1971 and a maximum of 8260 million kWh in 2015. The latest value from 2015 is 8260 million kWh. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 138 countries is 11878.63 million kWh. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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South Korea - Electricity from renewable sources, kWh - recent values

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South Korea - Electricity from renewable sources, kWh - historical chart - 1971-2015




Definition: Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric, includes geothermal, solar, tides, wind, biomass, and biofuels.


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