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Renewable power generation, billion kilowatthours, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 190 countries was 40.98 billion kilowatthours. The highest value was in China: 2363.28 billion kilowatthours and the lowest value was in the Bahamas: 0 billion kilowatthours. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2021. 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, 2021 Global rank Available data
China 2363.28 1 1980 - 2021
USA 887.55 2 1980 - 2021
Brazil 502.51 3 1980 - 2021
Canada 427.44 4 1980 - 2021
India 340.58 5 1980 - 2021
Germany 233 6 1991 - 2021
Russia 224.9 7 1992 - 2021
Japan 207.11 8 1980 - 2021
Norway 156.44 9 1980 - 2021
France 123.21 10 1980 - 2021
Spain 122.94 11 1980 - 2021
UK 120.12 12 1980 - 2021
Turkey 116.39 13 1980 - 2021
Italy 115.19 14 1980 - 2021
Sweden 112.76 15 1980 - 2021
Vietnam 88.48 16 1980 - 2021
Mexico 77.19 17 1980 - 2021
Australia 71.67 18 1980 - 2021
Venezuela 61.1 19 1980 - 2021
Colombia 60.5 20 1980 - 2021
Indonesia 56.19 21 1980 - 2021
Austria 52.13 22 1980 - 2021
South Korea 47.37 23 1980 - 2021
Pakistan 46 24 1980 - 2021
Switzerland 41.8 25 1980 - 2021
Chile 40.68 26 1980 - 2021
Paraguay 40.02 27 1980 - 2021
Netherlands 38.92 28 1980 - 2021
Argentina 37.78 29 1980 - 2021
Finland 37.49 30 1980 - 2021
New Zealand 35.7 31 1980 - 2021
Peru 35.13 32 1980 - 2021
Thailand 33.07 33 1980 - 2021
Portugal 31.15 34 1980 - 2021
Poland 30.9 35 1980 - 2021
Malaysia 29.88 36 1980 - 2021
Laos 28.61 37 1980 - 2021
Romania 26.2 38 1980 - 2021
Ecuador 26.09 39 1980 - 2021
Denmark 25.62 40 1980 - 2021
Egypt 23.36 41 1980 - 2021
Philippines 22.93 42 1980 - 2021
Belgium 22.75 43 1980 - 2021
Greece 21.66 44 1980 - 2021
Iceland 19.26 45 1980 - 2021
Tajikistan 18 46 1992 - 2021
Taiwan 17.43 47 1980 - 2021
South Africa 16.83 48 1980 - 2021
Ukraine 16.52 49 1992 - 2021
Zambia 16.3 50 1980 - 2021
Iran 16.24 51 1980 - 2021
Mozambique 16.19 52 1980 - 2021
Ethiopia 14.67 53 1980 - 2021
Uruguay 13.64 54 1980 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 13 55 1992 - 2021
Kazakhstan 12.62 56 1992 - 2021
Serbia 12.61 57 2006 - 2021
North Korea 12.02 58 1980 - 2021
Angola 11.72 59 1980 - 2021
Ireland 11.47 60 1980 - 2021
DR Congo 11.03 61 1980 - 2021
Kenya 10.88 62 1980 - 2021
Croatia 10.42 63 1992 - 2021
Georgia 10.27 64 1992 - 2021
Sudan 10.14 65 1980 - 2021
Czechia 10.13 66 1993 - 2021
Guatemala 9.56 67 1980 - 2021
Burma 9.36 68 1980 - 2021
Bhutan 9 69 1980 - 2021
Albania 8.96 70 1980 - 2021
Panama 8.35 71 1980 - 2021
Bulgaria 8.33 72 1980 - 2021
Morocco 8.18 73 1980 - 2021
Nigeria 8.07 74 1980 - 2021
Ghana 7.29 75 1980 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 7.19 76 1992 - 2021
Hungary 6.99 77 1980 - 2021
Slovakia 6.7 78 1993 - 2021
UA Emirates 6.7 79 1980 - 2021
Honduras 6.54 80 1980 - 2021
Nepal 6.12 81 1980 - 2021
Sri Lanka 6.01 82 1980 - 2021
El Salvador 5.52 83 1980 - 2021
Slovenia 5.42 84 1992 - 2021
Iraq 5.28 85 1980 - 2021
Jordan 5.09 86 1980 - 2021
Cameroon 5.02 87 1980 - 2021
Israel 5.01 88 1980 - 2021
Uzbekistan 5.01 89 1992 - 2021
Cambodia 4.45 90 1980 - 2021
Uganda 4.34 91 1980 - 2021
Zimbabwe 4.14 92 1980 - 2021
Bolivia 4.11 93 1980 - 2021
Latvia 3.58 94 1992 - 2021
Ivory Coast 3.31 95 1980 - 2021
Tanzania 3.21 96 1980 - 2021
Estonia 3.15 97 1992 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 2.99 98 1980 - 2021
Nicaragua 2.75 99 1980 - 2021
Lithuania 2.62 100 1992 - 2021
Singapore 2.5 101 1980 - 2021
Armenia 2.29 102 1992 - 2021
Guinea 2.02 103 1980 - 2021
North Macedonia 1.64 104 1992 - 2021
Azerbaijan 1.62 105 1992 - 2021
Montenegro 1.58 106 2006 - 2021
Namibia 1.5 107 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh 1.36 108 1980 - 2021
Belarus 1.35 109 1992 - 2021
Papua N.G. 1.24 110 1980 - 2021
Malawi 1.22 111 1980 - 2021
Senegal 1.14 112 1980 - 2021
Lebanon 1.13 113 1980 - 2021
Mali 1.09 114 1980 - 2021
Luxembourg 1.04 115 1980 - 2021
Suriname 1.02 116 1980 - 2021
Gabon 1.01 117 1980 - 2021
Tunisia 0.99 118 1980 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0.96 119 1980 - 2021
Cuba 0.94 120 1980 - 2021
Algeria 0.91 121 1980 - 2021
R. of Congo 0.9 122 1980 - 2021
Syria 0.79 123 1980 - 2021
Cyprus 0.78 124 1980 - 2021
Madagascar 0.74 125 1980 - 2021
Afghanistan 0.7 126 1980 - 2021
Mongolia 0.7 127 1980 - 2021
Fiji 0.69 128 1980 - 2021
Mauritius 0.69 129 1980 - 2021
Jamaica 0.61 130 1980 - 2021
Yemen 0.6 131 1980 - 2021
Liberia 0.53 132 1980 - 2021
Rwanda 0.51 133 1980 - 2021
Lesotho 0.5 134 1980 - 2021
Mauritania 0.5 135 1980 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0.49 136 1980 - 2021
N. Caledonia 0.46 137 1980 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 0.44 138 1980 - 2021
Moldova 0.44 139 1992 - 2021
Swaziland 0.44 140 1980 - 2021
Malta 0.26 141 1980 - 2021
Belize 0.24 142 1980 - 2021
Burkina Faso 0.23 143 1980 - 2021
Burundi 0.23 144 1980 - 2021
Macao 0.19 145 1980 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0.19 146 1980 - 2021
Togo 0.17 147 1980 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.16 148 1980 - 2021
Hong Kong 0.16 149 1980 - 2021
Oman 0.16 150 1980 - 2021
Aruba 0.15 151 1986 - 2021
C.A. Republic 0.15 152 1980 - 2021
Qatar 0.14 153 1980 - 2021
Haiti 0.13 154 1980 - 2021
Guyana 0.09 155 1980 - 2021
Barbados 0.08 156 1980 - 2021
Seychelles 0.08 157 1980 - 2021
Cape Verde 0.07 158 1980 - 2021
Samoa 0.06 159 1980 - 2021
Kuwait 0.05 160 1980 - 2021
Maldives 0.05 161 1980 - 2021
Niger 0.05 162 1980 - 2021
Dominica 0.04 163 1980 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0.04 164 1980 - 2021
Somalia 0.04 165 1980 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0.02 166 1980 - 2021
Chad 0.02 167 1980 - 2021
Eritrea 0.02 168 1994 - 2021
Bahrain 0.01 169 1980 - 2021
Benin 0.01 170 1980 - 2021
Botswana 0.01 171 1980 - 2021
Grenada 0.01 172 1980 - 2021
Libya 0.01 173 1980 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 0.01 174 1980 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0.01 175 1980 - 2021
Tonga 0.01 176 1980 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 0.01 177 1980 - 2021
Vanuatu 0.01 178 1980 - 2021
Bahamas 0 179 1980 - 2021
Bermuda 0 180 1980 - 2021
Brunei 0 181 1980 - 2021
Comoros 0 182 1980 - 2021
Djibouti 0 183 1980 - 2021
Gambia 0 184 1980 - 2021
Gibraltar 0 185 1980 - 2021
G.-Bissau 0 186 1980 - 2021
Kiribati 0 187 1980 - 2021
Montserrat 0 188 1980 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0 189 1980 - 2021
Turkmenistan 0 190 1992 - 2021



Definition: Total Renewables Electricity Net Generation (Net generation excludes the energy consumed by the generating units and also excludes generation from hydroelectric pumped storage)
2363.28
887.55
502.51
427.44
340.58
233.00
224.90
207.11
156.44
123.21
122.94
120.12
116.39
115.19
112.76
88.48
77.19
71.67
61.10
60.50
56.19
52.13
47.37
46.00
41.80
40.68
40.02
38.92
37.78
37.49
35.70
35.13
33.07
31.15
30.90
29.88
28.61
26.20
26.09
25.62
23.36
22.93
22.75
21.66
19.26
18.00
17.43
16.83
16.52
16.30
16.24
16.19
14.67
13.64
13.00
12.62
12.61
12.02
11.72
11.47
11.03
10.88
10.42
10.27
10.14
10.13
9.56
9.36
9.00
8.96
8.35
8.33
8.18
8.07
7.29
7.19
6.99
6.70
6.70
6.54
6.12
6.01
5.52
5.42
5.28
5.09
5.02
5.01
5.01
4.45
4.34
4.14
4.11
3.58
3.31
3.21
3.15
2.99
2.75
2.62
2.50
2.29
2.02
1.64
1.62
1.58
1.50
1.36
1.35
1.24
1.22
1.14
1.13
1.09
1.04
1.02
1.01
0.99
0.96
0.94
0.91
0.90
0.79
0.78
0.74
0.70
0.70
0.69
0.69
0.61
0.60
0.53
0.51
0.50
0.50
0.49
0.46
0.44
0.44
0.44
0.26
0.24
0.23
0.23
0.19
0.19
0.17
0.16
0.16
0.16
0.15
0.15
0.14
0.13
0.09
0.08
0.08
0.07
0.06
0.05
0.05
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.04
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
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0
590.8
1181.6
1772.5
2363.28
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