New Zealand 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.
  • New Zealand renewable energy for 2015 was 80.08%, a 0.88% increase from 2014.
  • New Zealand renewable energy for 2014 was 79.20%, a 4.94% increase from 2013.
  • New Zealand renewable energy for 2013 was 74.26%, a 2.39% increase from 2012.
  • New Zealand renewable energy for 2012 was 71.87%, a 4.17% 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%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.00%
Barbados 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 0.00%
Bermuda 0.00%
Cayman Islands 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Oman 0.00%
Qatar 0.00%
Bahamas 0.00%
Macao 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Bahrain 0.00%
Guam 0.00%
Channel Islands 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Kuwait 0.00%
New Zealand Renewable Energy - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Renewables Annual Change
2015 80.08% 0.88%
2014 79.20% 4.94%
2013 74.26% 2.39%
2012 71.87% -4.17%
2011 76.04% 2.86%
2010 73.18% 1.47%
2009 71.71% 7.46%
2008 64.25% -1.32%
2007 65.57% 1.10%
2006 64.48% 0.24%
2005 64.24% -7.83%
2004 72.06% 6.07%
2003 66.00% -3.48%
2002 69.48% 5.92%
2001 63.56% -7.95%
2000 71.50% 1.98%
1999 69.52% -6.12%
1998 75.65% 5.55%
1997 70.09% -8.97%
1996 79.06% -4.79%
1995 83.85% 1.80%
1994 82.05% 5.03%
1993 77.02% 4.44%
1992 72.59% -4.60%
1991 77.19% -2.82%
1990 80.01% -2.82%