Costa Rica Renewable Energy 1990-2022

Renewable electricity is the share of electrity generated by renewable power plants in total electricity generated by all types of plants.
  • Costa Rica renewable energy for 2015 was 99.00%, a 9.21% increase from 2014.
  • Costa Rica renewable energy for 2014 was 89.79%, a 1.48% increase from 2013.
  • Costa Rica renewable energy for 2013 was 88.31%, a 3.53% decline from 2012.
  • Costa Rica renewable energy for 2012 was 91.84%, a 0.62% increase from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Electricity from Renewables
Albania 100.00%
Paraguay 100.00%
Costa Rica 99.00%
Namibia 97.79%
Brazil 73.97%
Colombia 68.24%
Venezuela 63.70%
Guatemala 60.39%
Suriname 60.05%
Equatorial Guinea 57.83%
Ecuador 52.80%
Peru 52.73%
Montenegro 49.65%
Belize 45.24%
Fiji 45.02%
Gabon 43.74%
Romania 39.75%
North Macedonia 35.94%
Bosnia 35.52%
Turkey 31.96%
Samoa 30.35%
Armenia 28.34%
Tuvalu 28.17%
Serbia 26.91%
China 23.93%
Mauritius 22.72%
Bulgaria 17.99%
Dominica 16.18%
Russia 15.86%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 15.66%
Mexico 15.39%
Dominican Republic 11.63%
Jamaica 10.26%
Malaysia 9.96%
Kazakhstan 8.87%
Thailand 8.54%
Azerbaijan 7.04%
Tonga 5.91%
Iran 5.10%
Cuba 3.95%
Iraq 3.73%
Lebanon 2.60%
South Africa 2.26%
Maldives 1.28%
Jordan 0.97%
American Samoa 0.89%
Belarus 0.82%
Nauru 0.40%
Algeria 0.32%
Marshall Islands 0.23%
Botswana 0.03%
Turkmenistan 0.00%
Guyana 0.00%
St. Lucia 0.00%
Libya 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Costa Rica Renewable Energy - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Renewables Annual Change
2015 99.00% 9.21%
2014 89.79% 1.48%
2013 88.31% -3.53%
2012 91.84% 0.62%
2011 91.22% -2.09%
2010 93.31% -1.84%
2009 95.16% 2.30%
2008 92.85% 0.83%
2007 92.02% -1.85%
2006 93.87% -2.85%
2005 96.72% -2.48%
2004 99.20% 1.30%
2003 97.89% -0.49%
2002 98.38% -0.14%
2001 98.52% -0.63%
2000 99.15% 1.30%
1999 97.85% 5.99%
1998 91.85% -5.10%
1997 96.95% 6.24%
1996 90.71% 7.96%
1995 82.75% -7.40%
1994 90.15% 0.22%
1993 89.92% 7.08%
1992 82.84% -12.04%
1991 94.88% -2.64%
1990 97.52% -2.64%