A breakdown of use of fossil fuels and renewable energy sources.
|Green||Ranked first for statistic|
|Red||Ranked last for statistic|
|% of Primary Energy||Renewable Energy||Greendex|
|Total Fossil Share||Renewables (overall)||Clean energy investment per capita||Total renewable energy capacity per capita||2014 Score||Total Energy Consumption|
2018 Human Development Statistical Update.
Fossil fuel energy consumption as a percent of total energy consumption, 2010 – 2015.
Renewable energy consumption as a percent of total energy consumption, 2015.
Clean energy investment per capita estimated from clean energy investment in billions by using country population data from the CIA World Factbook.
Per capita capacity (kilowatts per inhabitant, not including hydropower). All from 2017 except Italy (2016). Italy value taken from 2017 report.
Greendex Score, 2014
*Greendex reports do not include values for Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, and Norway.
Total energy consumption measured per capita in kilograms of equivalent oil. Figures are from 2008 report (not available in 2010 or 2014 reports).
March 22, 2019.
The top four banks that have invested the most heavily into fossil fuels are US based followed by banks based in Canada, Japan and Europe.
January 26, 2019.
Coal plants used to account for 40% of Germany’s electricity. Germany now plans to shut down all 84 of their coal plants over the next 19 years in an effort to meet international commitments in the fight against climate change.