Ireland Renewable Energy 1990-2021

Renewable electricity is the share of electrity generated by renewable power plants in total electricity generated by all types of plants.
  • Ireland renewable energy for 2015 was 27.97%, a 3.21% increase from 2014.
  • Ireland renewable energy for 2014 was 24.76%, a 2.75% increase from 2013.
  • Ireland renewable energy for 2013 was 22.01%, a 2.64% increase from 2012.
  • Ireland renewable energy for 2012 was 19.37%, a 0.6% decline from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Electricity from Renewables
Iceland 99.98%
Norway 97.71%
Liechtenstein 96.86%
Uruguay 88.56%
Andorra 86.12%
Greenland 81.29%
New Zealand 80.08%
Austria 76.49%
Croatia 66.83%
Denmark 65.51%
Panama 65.33%
Sweden 63.26%
Canada 63.01%
Switzerland 62.20%
Faroe Islands 60.07%
Latvia 50.17%
Portugal 47.53%
Finland 44.50%
Chile 43.60%
Lithuania 39.41%
Italy 38.68%
Spain 34.95%
Luxembourg 32.38%
French Polynesia 32.01%
Slovenia 29.39%
Germany 29.23%
Greece 28.66%
Argentina 28.14%
Ireland 27.97%
United Kingdom 24.84%
Slovak Republic 22.68%
Belgium 20.80%
Japan 15.98%
France 15.86%
Aruba 14.86%
Estonia 14.42%
New Caledonia 14.09%
Poland 13.80%
Australia 13.64%
United States 13.23%
Netherlands 12.44%
Czech Republic 11.40%
Hungary 10.58%
Cyprus 8.78%
Malta 7.67%
St. Kitts and Nevis 4.57%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 3.88%
Curacao 3.71%
Seychelles 2.38%
South Korea 1.89%
Israel 1.89%
Puerto Rico 1.84%
Singapore 1.82%
British Virgin Islands 1.29%
Isle of Man 0.83%
Hong Kong 0.28%
UAE 0.23%
Brunei 0.05%
Saudi Arabia 0.00%
Barbados 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.00%
Bermuda 0.00%
Cayman Islands 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Oman 0.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 0.00%
Bahamas 0.00%
Macao 0.00%
Qatar 0.00%
Bahrain 0.00%
Guam 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Channel Islands 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Kuwait 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Ireland Renewable Energy - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Renewables Annual Change
2015 27.97% 3.21%
2014 24.76% 2.75%
2013 22.01% 2.64%
2012 19.37% -0.60%
2011 19.96% 6.73%
2010 13.23% -1.46%
2009 14.69% 2.70%
2008 12.00% 1.96%
2007 10.03% 0.91%
2006 9.13% 1.82%
2005 7.31% 1.78%
2004 5.53% 0.95%
2003 4.58% -0.99%
2002 5.56% 1.39%
2001 4.17% -0.84%
2000 5.01% -0.16%
1999 5.16% -0.44%
1998 5.60% 1.50%
1997 4.11% 0.08%
1996 4.03% -0.11%
1995 4.14% -1.44%
1994 5.58% 0.75%
1993 4.83% -0.38%
1992 5.21% 0.21%
1991 5.00% 0.10%
1990 4.90% 0.10%