Solar & Wind Power by Country


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Global Electricity Review 2022.

Wind and solar are now the fastest growing sources of electricity, reaching a record 10% of global electricity in 2021.

Australia is number 12 in the list of Countries that had the largest share of power usage being generated by Solar and Wind methods in 2021.

Australia is also one of the top three countries that have transformed their electricity system the fastest, to Wind and Solar, since the pandemic.
These countries were listed as: the Netherlands, Australia and Viet Nam.

This was sourced from a report on the power generated by 61 countries.

These countries averaged 10.3% of global electricity in 2021. This is double the amount recorded in 2015.

The total of all clean electricity sources generated 38% of the world’s electricity in 2021.
Clean energy includes wind power, solar, hydro power, tidal and geothermal.


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List of Wind and Solar Power by country.

  1. 51.90% Denmark, Europe
  2. 46.70% Uruguay, Americas
  3. 43.40% Luxembourg, Europe
  4. 36.90% Lithuania, Europe
  5. 32.90% Spain, Europe
  6. 32.90% Ireland, Europe
  7. 31.50% Portugal, Europe
  8. 28.80% Germany, Europe
  9. 28.70% Greece, Europe
  10. 25.20% UK, Europe
  11. 24.60% Netherlands, Europe
  12. 21.70% Australia, Oceania
  13. 21.40% Chile, Americas
  14. 17.50% Kenya, Africa
  15. 16.60% Sweden, Europe
  16. 16.00% Italy, Europe
  17. 15.70% Nicaragua, Americas
  18. 14.30% Mauritania, Africa
  19. 14.00% Romania Europe
  20. 13.40% Morocco, Africa
  21. 13.20% Brazil, Americas
  22. 13.10% USA, Americas
  23. 12.00% El Salvador, Americas
  24. 11.90% Mexico, Americas
  25. 11.80% Finland, Europe
  26. 11.20% Poland, Europe
  27. 11.20% China, Asia
  28. 10.70% Vietnam, Asia
  29. 10.60% Mongolia, Asia
  30. 10.40% Argentina, Americas
  31. 10.20% Japan, Asia
  32. 9.40% France, Europe
  33. 8.00% India, Asia
  34. 7.50% Norway, Europe
  35. 6.60% Canada, Americas
  36. 5.50% New Zealand, Oceania
  37. 5.30% South Africa, Africa
  38. 4.80% Peru, Americas
  39. 4.80% Namibia  Africa
  40. 4.20% Kazakhstan  Asia
  41. 4.00% Pakistan, Asia
  42. 3.20% Egypt, Africa
  43. 3.00% Ukraine, Europe
  44. 3.00% UAE, Middle East
  45. 2.90% Sri Lanka  Asia
  46. 2.60% Philippines  Asia
  47. 1.70% New Caledonia, Oceania
  48. 1.40% Cuba, Americas
  49. 1.00% Belarus, Europe
  50. 0.90% Algeria, Africa
  51. 0.70% Malaysia, Asia
  52. 0.70% Somalia, Africa
  53. 0.50% Russia, Eur/Asia
  54. 0.50% Saudi Arabia, Middle East
  55. 0.30% DR of Congo  Africa
  56. 0.30% Iran  Middle East
  57. 0.20% Indonesia, Asia
  58. 0.10% Venezuela, Americas
  59. 0.10% Myanmar, Asia
  60. 0.10% Nigeria, Africa
  61. 0.00% Papua New Guinea, Oceania

Sources:
Global Electricity Review 2022
and
www.visualcapitalist.com

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