* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Renewable power capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 190 countries was 15.91 million kilowatts. The highest value was in China: 1020.73 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in the Bahamas: 0 million kilowatts. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million kilowatts; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Renewable power capacity, 2021 Global rank Available data
China 1020.73 1 1980 - 2021
USA 327.94 2 1980 - 2021
Brazil 159.94 3 1980 - 2021
India 147.19 4 1980 - 2021
Germany 137.76 5 1991 - 2021
Japan 105.9 6 1980 - 2021
Canada 102.49 7 1980 - 2021
Russia 59.35 8 1992 - 2021
Spain 59.04 9 1980 - 2021
France 55.22 10 1980 - 2021
Turkey 53.23 11 1980 - 2021
Italy 53.09 12 1980 - 2021
UK 48.58 13 1980 - 2021
Vietnam 38.48 14 1980 - 2021
Australia 38.4 15 1980 - 2021
Norway 36.9 16 1980 - 2021
Sweden 34.53 17 1980 - 2021
Mexico 29.35 18 1980 - 2021
South Korea 24.28 19 1980 - 2021
Netherlands 23.06 20 1980 - 2021
Austria 16.62 21 1980 - 2021
Poland 16.27 22 1980 - 2021
Venezuela 15.47 23 1980 - 2021
Chile 15.09 24 1980 - 2021
Argentina 15.04 25 1980 - 2021
Ukraine 14.53 26 1992 - 2021
Pakistan 12.78 27 1980 - 2021
Colombia 12.54 28 1980 - 2021
Belgium 12.26 29 1980 - 2021
Portugal 12.19 30 1980 - 2021
Iran 11.92 31 1980 - 2021
Thailand 11.76 32 1980 - 2021
Taiwan 11.58 33 1980 - 2021
Indonesia 11.16 34 1980 - 2021
Greece 10.82 35 1980 - 2021
Romania 10.8 36 1980 - 2021
Denmark 10.34 37 1980 - 2021
South Africa 10.13 38 1980 - 2021
Finland 9.71 39 1980 - 2021
Malaysia 8.96 40 1980 - 2021
Paraguay 8.83 41 1980 - 2021
Philippines 8.35 42 1980 - 2021
Laos 8.25 43 1980 - 2021
Switzerland 8.1 44 1980 - 2021
New Zealand 7.74 45 1980 - 2021
Kazakhstan 7.11 46 1992 - 2021
Tajikistan 6.44 47 1992 - 2021
Peru 6.28 48 1980 - 2021
Egypt 6.27 49 1980 - 2021
Ecuador 5.31 50 1980 - 2021
North Korea 5.06 51 1980 - 2021
Ireland 4.79 52 1980 - 2021
Ethiopia 4.76 53 1980 - 2021
Czechia 4.41 54 1993 - 2021
Angola 3.9 55 1980 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 3.89 56 1992 - 2021
Uruguay 3.74 57 1980 - 2021
Bulgaria 3.69 58 1980 - 2021
Morocco 3.52 59 1980 - 2021
Georgia 3.48 60 1992 - 2021
Burma 3.47 61 1980 - 2021
Croatia 3.13 62 1992 - 2021
Hungary 3.02 63 1980 - 2021
Serbia 2.97 64 2006 - 2021
Iceland 2.85 65 1980 - 2021
Zambia 2.84 66 1980 - 2021
Guatemala 2.81 67 1980 - 2021
DR Congo 2.76 68 1980 - 2021
Israel 2.62 69 1980 - 2021
Sri Lanka 2.6 70 1980 - 2021
UA Emirates 2.58 71 1980 - 2021
Iraq 2.55 72 1980 - 2021
Panama 2.52 73 1980 - 2021
Albania 2.42 74 1980 - 2021
Kenya 2.37 75 1980 - 2021
Bhutan 2.34 76 1980 - 2021
Mozambique 2.29 77 1980 - 2021
Slovakia 2.27 78 1993 - 2021
Sudan 2.26 79 1980 - 2021
Uzbekistan 2.19 80 1992 - 2021
Jordan 2.17 81 1980 - 2021
Nigeria 2.16 82 1980 - 2021
Nepal 2.08 83 1980 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 1.94 84 1992 - 2021
Honduras 1.86 85 1980 - 2021
Latvia 1.85 86 1992 - 2021
Cambodia 1.8 87 1980 - 2021
Ghana 1.7 88 1980 - 2021
El Salvador 1.59 89 1980 - 2021
Slovenia 1.57 90 1992 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 1.53 91 1980 - 2021
Syria 1.52 92 1980 - 2021
Armenia 1.51 93 1992 - 2021
Azerbaijan 1.3 94 1992 - 2021
Cuba 1.27 95 1980 - 2021
Uganda 1.26 96 1980 - 2021
Bolivia 1.25 97 1980 - 2021
Zimbabwe 1.21 98 1980 - 2021
Lithuania 1.17 99 1992 - 2021
Estonia 0.98 100 1992 - 2021
Ivory Coast 0.89 101 1980 - 2021
Cameroon 0.84 102 1980 - 2021
North Macedonia 0.79 103 1992 - 2021
Montenegro 0.77 104 2006 - 2021
Algeria 0.73 105 1980 - 2021
Nicaragua 0.73 106 1980 - 2021
Guinea 0.72 107 1980 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0.72 108 1980 - 2021
Tanzania 0.66 109 1980 - 2021
Singapore 0.65 110 1980 - 2021
Bangladesh 0.57 111 1980 - 2021
Malawi 0.53 112 1980 - 2021
Namibia 0.5 113 1990 - 2021
Senegal 0.5 114 1980 - 2021
Afghanistan 0.49 115 1980 - 2021
Belarus 0.49 116 1992 - 2021
Cyprus 0.49 117 1980 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.46 118 1980 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0.44 119 1980 - 2021
Tunisia 0.41 120 1980 - 2021
Lebanon 0.37 121 1980 - 2021
Mali 0.36 122 1980 - 2021
Gabon 0.33 123 1980 - 2021
Papua N.G. 0.31 124 1980 - 2021
Mongolia 0.27 125 1980 - 2021
Jamaica 0.25 126 1980 - 2021
Mauritius 0.25 127 1980 - 2021
R. of Congo 0.25 128 1980 - 2021
Yemen 0.25 129 1980 - 2021
Madagascar 0.22 130 1980 - 2021
Fiji 0.21 131 1980 - 2021
Malta 0.2 132 1980 - 2021
N. Caledonia 0.2 133 1980 - 2021
Oman 0.19 134 1980 - 2021
Suriname 0.19 135 1980 - 2021
Swaziland 0.18 136 1980 - 2021
Mauritania 0.17 137 1980 - 2021
Hong Kong 0.15 138 1980 - 2021
Rwanda 0.15 139 1980 - 2021
Moldova 0.14 140 1992 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 0.13 141 1980 - 2021
Kuwait 0.11 142 1980 - 2021
Togo 0.11 143 1980 - 2021
Belize 0.1 144 1980 - 2021
Burkina Faso 0.1 145 1980 - 2021
Liberia 0.1 146 1980 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0.1 147 1980 - 2021
Haiti 0.08 148 1980 - 2021
Burundi 0.07 149 1980 - 2021
Lesotho 0.07 150 1980 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.06 151 1980 - 2021
Barbados 0.05 152 1980 - 2021
Guyana 0.05 153 1980 - 2021
Aruba 0.04 154 1986 - 2021
Benin 0.04 155 1980 - 2021
Cape Verde 0.04 156 1980 - 2021
Eritrea 0.03 157 1994 - 2021
Macao 0.03 158 1980 - 2021
Maldives 0.03 159 1980 - 2021
Niger 0.03 160 1980 - 2021
Samoa 0.03 161 1980 - 2021
Somalia 0.03 162 1980 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0.02 163 1980 - 2021
C.A. Republic 0.02 164 1980 - 2021
Djibouti 0.02 165 1980 - 2021
Qatar 0.02 166 1980 - 2021
Seychelles 0.02 167 1980 - 2021
Bahrain 0.01 168 1980 - 2021
Botswana 0.01 169 1980 - 2021
Brunei 0.01 170 1980 - 2021
Dominica 0.01 171 1980 - 2021
Libya 0.01 172 1980 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0.01 173 1980 - 2021
Tonga 0.01 174 1980 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 0.01 175 1980 - 2021
Turkmenistan 0.01 176 1992 - 2021
Vanuatu 0.01 177 1980 - 2021
Bahamas 0 178 1980 - 2021
Bermuda 0 179 1980 - 2021
Chad 0 180 1980 - 2021
Comoros 0 181 1980 - 2021
Gambia 0 182 1980 - 2021
Gibraltar 0 183 1980 - 2021
Grenada 0 184 1980 - 2021
G.-Bissau 0 185 1980 - 2021
Kiribati 0 186 1980 - 2021
Montserrat 0 187 1980 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0 188 1980 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 0 189 1980 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0 190 1980 - 2021



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159.94
147.19
137.76
105.90
102.49
59.35
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48.58
38.48
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29.35
24.28
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15.47
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