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How much of world energy consumption and electricity generation is from renewable energy?

EIA estimates that about 10% of world marketed energy consumption is from renewable energy sources (hydropower, biomass, biofuels, wind, geothermal, and solar), with a projection of 14% by 2035.

EIA estimates that about 19% of world electricity generation is from renewable energy, with a projection of nearly 23% in 2035.

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Last updated: January 18, 2013


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