South Korea 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.
  • South Korea renewable energy for 2015 was 1.89%, a 0.33% increase from 2014.
  • South Korea renewable energy for 2014 was 1.57%, a 0.07% decline from 2013.
  • South Korea renewable energy for 2013 was 1.63%, a 0.3% increase from 2012.
  • South Korea renewable energy for 2012 was 1.34%, a 0.1% 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%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Kuwait 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 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%
South Korea Renewable Energy - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Renewables Annual Change
2015 1.89% 0.33%
2014 1.57% -0.07%
2013 1.63% 0.30%
2012 1.34% -0.10%
2011 1.44% 0.19%
2010 1.25% 0.21%
2009 1.04% 0.05%
2008 0.99% -0.08%
2007 1.07% 0.07%
2006 1.00% -0.05%
2005 1.04% -0.22%
2004 1.26% -0.23%
2003 1.49% 0.45%
2002 1.04% -0.34%
2001 1.38% -0.05%
2000 1.42% -0.38%
1999 1.81% -0.20%
1998 2.01% 0.71%
1997 1.30% -0.09%
1996 1.40% -0.27%
1995 1.66% 0.21%
1994 1.45% -1.51%
1993 2.96% 0.47%
1992 2.49% -0.59%
1991 3.08% -2.96%
1990 6.04% -2.96%