Field Listing

Electricity – from other renewable sources

This entry measures the capacity of plants that generate electricity by using renewable energy sources other than hydroelectric (including, for example, wind, waves, solar, and geothermal), expressed as a share of the country's total generating capacity.

Country Comparison Ranking

  • Afghanistan

    4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Albania

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Algeria

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • American Samoa

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Andorra

    15% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)

  • Angola

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Antigua and Barbuda

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Argentina

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Armenia

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Aruba

    13% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Australia

    17% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Austria

    31% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Azerbaijan

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Bahamas, The

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Bahrain

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Bangladesh

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Barbados

    7% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Belarus

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Belgium

    36% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Belize

    22% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Benin

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Bermuda

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

    note: the Tynes Bay Waste Treatment Facility turns waste to electric energy

  • Bhutan

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Bolivia

    7% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Botswana

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Brazil

    18% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • British Virgin Islands

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Brunei

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Bulgaria

    19% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Burkina Faso

    12% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Burma

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Burundi

    14% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Cabo Verde

    21% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Cambodia

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Cameroon

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Canada

    12% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Cayman Islands

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Central African Republic

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Chad

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Chile

    15% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • China

    18% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Colombia

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Comoros

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Congo, Republic of the

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Cook Islands

    21% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Costa Rica

    18% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Cote d'Ivoire

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Croatia

    16% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Cuba

    8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Cyprus

    15% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Czechia

    16% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Denmark

    54% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Djibouti

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Dominica

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Dominican Republic

    7% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Ecuador

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Egypt

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • El Salvador

    29% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Equatorial Guinea

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Eritrea

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Estonia

    28% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Eswatini

    41% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Ethiopia

    11% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • European Union

    44% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)

  • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

    26% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Faroe Islands

    16% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Fiji

    27% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Finland

    23% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • France

    19% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • French Polynesia

    11% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Gabon

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Gambia, The

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Georgia

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Germany

    52% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Ghana

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Gibraltar

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Greece

    29% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Greenland

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Grenada

    4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Guam

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Guatemala

    28% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Guinea

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Guinea-Bissau

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Guyana

    11% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Haiti

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Honduras

    34% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Hong Kong

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Hungary

    13% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Iceland

    25% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • India

    16% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Indonesia

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Iran

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Iraq

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Ireland

    33% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Israel

    5% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Italy

    32% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Jamaica

    15% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Japan

    20% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Jordan

    12% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Kazakhstan

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Kenya

    33% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Kiribati

    27% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Korea, North

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Korea, South

    8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Kosovo

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Kuwait

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Kyrgyzstan

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Laos

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Latvia

    8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Lebanon

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Lesotho

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Liberia

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Libya

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Lithuania

    23% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Luxembourg

    67% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Macau

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Madagascar

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Malawi

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Malaysia

    4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Maldives

    4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Mali

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Malta

    19% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Marshall Islands

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Mauritania

    20% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Mauritius

    14% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Mexico

    9% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Micronesia, Federated States of

    3% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)

  • Moldova

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Mongolia

    11% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Montenegro

    8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Montserrat

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Morocco

    15% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Mozambique

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Namibia

    8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Nauru

    14% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Nepal

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Netherlands

    23% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • New Caledonia

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • New Zealand

    20% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Nicaragua

    35% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Niger

    5% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Nigeria

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Niue

    13% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • North Macedonia

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Norway

    4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Oman

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Pakistan

    7% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Panama

    13% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Papua New Guinea

    7% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Paraguay

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Peru

    4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Philippines

    16% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Poland

    19% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Portugal

    35% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Puerto Rico

    4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Qatar

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Romania

    19% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Russia

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Rwanda

    7% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Saint Lucia

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon

    4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Samoa

    29% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Sao Tome and Principe

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Saudi Arabia

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Senegal

    11% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Serbia

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Seychelles

    9% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Sierra Leone

    26% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Singapore

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Slovakia

    13% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Slovenia

    9% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Solomon Islands

    8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Somalia

    7% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • South Africa

    10% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • South Sudan

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Spain

    32% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Sri Lanka

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Sudan

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Suriname

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Sweden

    32% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Switzerland

    13% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Syria

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Taiwan

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Tajikistan

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Tanzania

    6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Thailand

    16% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Timor-Leste

    100% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Togo

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Tonga

    26% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Tunisia

    5% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Turkey

    14% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Turkmenistan

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Turks and Caicos Islands

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Uganda

    12% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Ukraine

    3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • United Arab Emirates

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • United Kingdom

    39% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • United States

    14% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Uruguay

    42% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Uzbekistan

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Vanuatu

    29% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Venezuela

    0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Vietnam

    1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Virgin Islands

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • West Bank

    22% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • World

    14% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)

  • Yemen

    21% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Zambia

    2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

  • Zimbabwe

    5% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)