How Much Electricity Comes From Renewable Sources

How Much Electricity Comes From Renewable Sources

Most of Israel’s renewable energy comes from solar, although it contributes less than 1 percent of total consumption.
About two-thirds of all renewable energy comes from hydroelectric sources; about a fifth comes from wind.
Of its renewable electricty, Germany generates 37 percent from wind, 19 percent from hydroelectric and 15 percent from solar.
Twenty-eight percent of Denmark’s electricity comes from wind. The government plans to increase this to 50 percent by 2020.
About 93 percent of Canada’s renewable energy comes from hydroelectric sources.
Iceland generates 100 percent of its electricity from hydroelectric and geothermal sources.
Circles are sized according to the electricity use per capita for a selection of countries.
MORE SUN THAN WATER
HYDROELECTRIC, WIND
Geothermal,
solar,
wind and
other renewable
Hydroelectric
Percentage from renewable sources
Nonrenewable
ALL RENEWABLE
MOSTLY HYDROELECTRIC
COMMITTED TO WIND
MULTIPLE SOURCES
Iceland
100%
Norway
97%
Canada
63%
Sweden
55%
Portugal
47%
Denmark
40%
Spain
30%
Germany
21%
United States
13%
France
12%
Israel
1%