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Less than 3%

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Fossil fuels and hydroelectric power.

About 97% of global electricity production is generated in plants powered by fossil fuels, nuclear and hydro.

Coal - 41%, Gas - 21%, Hydro - 16%, Nuclear, Oil - 5.5%

Fringe renewables

Less than 3% of global electricity production is generated in plants powered by biomass, wind, geothermal, solar photovoltaic, tidal and solar thermal.

Biomass - 1.3%, Wind - 1.1%, Geothermal - 0.3%, Solar Photovoltaic - 0.06% , Tidal - 0.03% and Solar Thermal 0.004%


Renewable sources of power are negligible.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Feynman
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