Global change of renewable energy share in primary energy supply by country 2013-2018

The majority of the G-20 countries increased their participation of renewable energy in the total primary energy supply mix between 2013 and 2018, with South Africa and South Korea leading this ranking, accounting for some 196 percent and 113 percent increase. From this group of countries, only Argentina and Italy reported a decrease in this figure.

Change in the proportion of renewable energy in total primary energy supply between 2013 and 2018, by key country*

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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

2013 and 2018

Supplementary notes

* Countries belonging to the G-20 group.

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