The World’s Cleanest And Dirtiest Energy Countries
Which country is the world leader in renewable energy in 2021?
Maeve Campbell, 2 August 2021 (EuroNews.Green)
“…Norway, Brazil and New Zealand are the world leaders when it comes to use of the renewable energies of biofuels and waste, wind, solar and hydro…[According to a Utility Bidder study based on International Energy Agency data,] Norway utilises hydropower more than any other country around the globe - it accounts for 45 per cent of its supply alone….With the second highest supply of renewable energy, Brazil is the leader in biofuel and waste energy. These sources account for 32 per cent of its total energy supply…Renewable energy sources account for 42 per cent of New Zealand's energy supply. It is a world leader in wind and solar energy which make up 25 per cent of its energy supply…
…[With 98 per cent reliance on [the fossil fuels of coal, oil and natural gas], Singapore comes out as the worst in the world…The country uses the highest proportion of oil in the world relative to total energy supply, with fossil fuels making up 73 per cent of its energy supply. It is home to major oil companies such as Exxon Mobil, due to its ideal trading location and perceived safe environment…Singapore is closely followed by Australia, with 93 per cent reliance, and then South Africa with 91 per cent…Luxembourg and the Netherlands take fourth and fifth spot with a joint 90 per cent fossil fuel dependence…” click here for more