Global emission intensity from electricity generation 2016-2040

This statistic displays the emission intensity from electricity generation worldwide in 2016, with an estimate for 2017 and forecast figures for 2025 to 2040. By 2040, the emission intensity from global electricity generation is expected to reach around 315 grams of carbon dioxide per kilowatt hour.

Emission intensity from electricity generation worldwide from 2016 to 2040 (in grams of carbon dioxide per kilowatt hour)*

Emissions intensity in grams of CO2 per kilowatt hour
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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

* Based on a New Policies Scenario where announced policies and targets for the energy system are included.
** Estimate.
*** Forecast.

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