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Renewable power generation, billion kilowatthours, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 189 countries was 39.59 billion kilowatthours.The highest value was in China: 2220.49 billion kilowatthours and the lowest value was in the Bahamas: 0 billion kilowatthours. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: billion kilowatthours; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Renewable power generation, 2020 Global rank Available data
China 2220.49 1 1980 - 2020
USA 837.38 2 1980 - 2020
Brazil 534.65 3 1980 - 2020
Canada 433.57 4 1980 - 2020
India 315.4 5 1980 - 2020
Germany 264.85 6 1991 - 2020
Russia 201.56 7 1992 - 2020
Japan 193.47 8 1980 - 2020
Norway 152.06 9 1980 - 2020
UK 141.01 10 1980 - 2020
France 131.2 11 1980 - 2020
Turkey 128.78 12 1980 - 2020
Italy 120.17 13 1980 - 2020
Spain 116.83 14 1980 - 2020
Sweden 111.27 15 1980 - 2020
Venezuela 72.1 16 1980 - 2020
Mexico 63.33 17 1980 - 2020
Vietnam 60.4 18 1980 - 2020
Australia 59.93 19 1980 - 2020
Austria 59.51 20 1980 - 2020
Paraguay 49.34 21 1980 - 2020
Indonesia 48.37 22 1980 - 2020
Colombia 46.8 23 1980 - 2020
Switzerland 43.72 24 1980 - 2020
Pakistan 42.78 25 1980 - 2020
South Korea 41.61 26 1980 - 2020
Chile 38.48 27 1980 - 2020
Argentina 37.08 28 1980 - 2020
Finland 35.64 29 1980 - 2020
New Zealand 35.24 30 1980 - 2020
Netherlands 33.38 31 1980 - 2020
Peru 32.22 32 1980 - 2020
Portugal 32.16 33 1980 - 2020
Thailand 29.54 34 1980 - 2020
Poland 29.49 35 1980 - 2020
Iran 28.71 36 1980 - 2020
Ecuador 25.38 37 1980 - 2020
Romania 24.69 38 1980 - 2020
Belgium 24.68 39 1980 - 2020
Denmark 24.25 40 1980 - 2020
Philippines 21.83 41 1980 - 2020
Laos 19.3 42 1980 - 2020
Taiwan 18.46 43 1980 - 2020
Iceland 18.43 44 1980 - 2020
Malaysia 18.2 45 1980 - 2020
Egypt 17.89 46 1980 - 2020
Greece 17.67 47 1980 - 2020
Tajikistan 17 48 1992 - 2020
South Africa 15.65 49 1980 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 14.8 50 1992 - 2020
Mozambique 14.31 51 1980 - 2020
Ethiopia 14.15 52 1980 - 2020
Ireland 14.02 53 1980 - 2020
Zambia 13.9 54 1980 - 2020
Uruguay 12.64 55 1980 - 2020
North Korea 12.22 56 1980 - 2020
Czechia 11.64 57 1993 - 2020
Burma 11.02 58 1980 - 2020
Serbia 10.89 59 2006 - 2020
Angola 10.3 60 1980 - 2020
Kenya 9.9 61 1980 - 2020
DR Congo 9.22 62 1980 - 2020
Guatemala 9.21 63 1980 - 2020
Bhutan 8.95 64 1980 - 2020
Ukraine 8.8 65 1992 - 2020
Georgia 8.34 66 1992 - 2020
Panama 8.27 67 1980 - 2020
Sudan 7.89 68 1980 - 2020
Zimbabwe 7.46 69 1980 - 2020
Ghana 7.28 70 1980 - 2020
Bulgaria 7.02 71 1980 - 2020
Slovakia 6.94 72 1993 - 2020
Uzbekistan 6.91 73 1992 - 2020
Morocco 6.54 74 1980 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 6.42 75 1992 - 2020
Croatia 6.3 76 1992 - 2020
Nigeria 6.17 77 1980 - 2020
Hungary 5.91 78 1980 - 2020
Cameroon 5.9 79 1980 - 2020
Slovenia 5.9 80 1992 - 2020
Honduras 5.82 81 1980 - 2020
Sri Lanka 5.48 82 1980 - 2020
Albania 5.31 83 1980 - 2020
El Salvador 4.76 84 1980 - 2020
Uganda 4.61 85 1980 - 2020
Israel 4.31 86 1980 - 2020
UA Emirates 3.79 87 1980 - 2020
Cambodia 3.67 88 1980 - 2020
Latvia 3.64 89 1992 - 2020
Bolivia 3.43 90 1980 - 2020
Jordan 3.11 91 1980 - 2020
Nepal 3.09 92 1980 - 2020
Nicaragua 2.9 93 1980 - 2020
Lithuania 2.71 94 1992 - 2020
Estonia 2.61 95 1992 - 2020
Tanzania 2.51 96 1980 - 2020
Guinea 2.49 97 1980 - 2020
Ivory Coast 2.33 98 1980 - 2020
Montenegro 2.2 99 2006 - 2020
Iraq 1.86 100 1980 - 2020
Armenia 1.8 101 1992 - 2020
Singapore 1.77 102 1980 - 2020
Gabon 1.75 103 1980 - 2020
North Macedonia 1.44 104 1992 - 2020
Azerbaijan 1.41 105 1992 - 2020
Malawi 1.4 106 1980 - 2020
Suriname 1.38 107 1980 - 2020
Belarus 1.19 108 1992 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 1.13 109 1980 - 2020
Lebanon 1.11 110 1980 - 2020
R. of Congo 1.07 111 1980 - 2020
Luxembourg 1.05 112 1980 - 2020
Bangladesh 1.04 113 1980 - 2020
Mali 1.04 114 1980 - 2020
Namibia 1.01 115 1990 - 2020
Puerto Rico 0.91 116 1980 - 2020
Madagascar 0.85 117 1980 - 2020
Papua N.G. 0.84 118 1980 - 2020
Cuba 0.83 119 1980 - 2020
Tunisia 0.81 120 1980 - 2020
Algeria 0.78 121 1980 - 2020
Syria 0.78 122 1980 - 2020
Senegal 0.75 123 1980 - 2020
Mongolia 0.73 124 1980 - 2020
Mauritius 0.67 125 1980 - 2020
Afghanistan 0.66 126 1980 - 2020
Cyprus 0.63 127 1980 - 2020
Fiji 0.58 128 1980 - 2020
Liberia 0.53 129 1980 - 2020
Rwanda 0.51 130 1980 - 2020
Jamaica 0.5 131 1980 - 2020
Lesotho 0.5 132 1980 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 0.5 133 1980 - 2020
Yemen 0.5 134 1980 - 2020
Mauritania 0.47 135 1980 - 2020
Swaziland 0.36 136 1980 - 2020
Moldova 0.28 137 1992 - 2020
N. Caledonia 0.27 138 1980 - 2020
Malta 0.24 139 1980 - 2020
Burundi 0.23 140 1980 - 2020
Belize 0.22 141 1980 - 2020
Macao 0.19 142 1980 - 2020
Sierra Leone 0.19 143 1980 - 2020
Burkina Faso 0.17 144 1980 - 2020
Faroe Isl. 0.17 145 1980 - 2020
Aruba 0.15 146 1986 - 2020
C.A. Republic 0.15 147 1980 - 2020
Haiti 0.13 148 1980 - 2020
Hong Kong 0.13 149 1980 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 0.12 150 1980 - 2020
Cape Verde 0.09 151 1980 - 2020
Togo 0.09 152 1980 - 2020
Kuwait 0.06 153 1980 - 2020
Barbados 0.04 154 1980 - 2020
Dominica 0.04 155 1980 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 0.04 156 1980 - 2020
Samoa 0.04 157 1980 - 2020
Eritrea 0.03 158 1994 - 2020
Guyana 0.03 159 1980 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 0.02 160 1980 - 2020
Niger 0.02 161 1980 - 2020
Somalia 0.02 162 1980 - 2020
Bahrain 0.01 163 1980 - 2020
Benin 0.01 164 1980 - 2020
Botswana 0.01 165 1980 - 2020
Chad 0.01 166 1980 - 2020
Libya 0.01 167 1980 - 2020
Qatar 0.01 168 1980 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0.01 169 1980 - 2020
Seychelles 0.01 170 1980 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0.01 171 1980 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 0.01 172 1980 - 2020
Vanuatu 0.01 173 1980 - 2020
Bahamas 0 174 1980 - 2020
Bermuda 0 175 1980 - 2020
Brunei 0 176 1980 - 2020
Comoros 0 177 1980 - 2020
Djibouti 0 178 1980 - 2020
Gambia 0 179 1980 - 2020
Gibraltar 0 180 1980 - 2020
Grenada 0 181 1980 - 2020
G.-Bissau 0 182 1980 - 2020
Kiribati 0 183 1980 - 2020
Maldives 0 184 1980 - 2020
Montserrat 0 185 1980 - 2020
Oman 0 186 1980 - 2020
Saint Lucia 0 187 1980 - 2020
Tonga 0 188 1980 - 2020
Turkmenistan 0 189 1992 - 2020

Economic outlook around the world

Definition: Total Renewables Electricity Net Generation (Net generation excludes the energy consumed by the generating units and also excludes generation from hydroelectric pumped storage)
2220.49
837.38
534.65
433.57
315.40
264.85
201.56
193.47
152.06
141.01
131.20
128.78
120.17
116.83
111.27
72.10
63.33
60.40
59.93
59.51
49.34
48.37
46.80
43.72
42.78
41.61
38.48
37.08
35.64
35.24
33.38
32.22
32.16
29.54
29.49
28.71
25.38
24.69
24.68
24.25
21.83
19.30
18.46
18.43
18.20
17.89
17.67
17.00
15.65
14.80
14.31
14.15
14.02
13.90
12.64
12.22
11.64
11.02
10.89
10.30
9.90
9.22
9.21
8.95
8.80
8.34
8.27
7.89
7.46
7.28
7.02
6.94
6.91
6.54
6.42
6.30
6.17
5.91
5.90
5.90
5.82
5.48
5.31
4.76
4.61
4.31
3.79
3.67
3.64
3.43
3.11
3.09
2.90
2.71
2.61
2.51
2.49
2.33
2.20
1.86
1.80
1.77
1.75
1.44
1.41
1.40
1.38
1.19
1.13
1.11
1.07
1.05
1.04
1.04
1.01
0.91
0.85
0.84
0.83
0.81
0.78
0.78
0.75
0.73
0.67
0.66
0.63
0.58
0.53
0.51
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.47
0.36
0.28
0.27
0.24
0.23
0.22
0.19
0.19
0.17
0.17
0.15
0.15
0.13
0.13
0.12
0.09
0.09
0.06
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.03
0.03
0.02
0.02
0.02
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0
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1110.2
1665.4
2220.49
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