At the end of 2021, global renewable generation capacity amounted to 3,064 GW. Hydropower accounted for the largest share of the global total, with a capacity of 1,230 GW. Solar and wind energy accounted for equal shares of the remainder, with capacities of 849 GW and 825 GW respectively. Other renewables included 143 GW of bioenergy and 16 GW of geothermal, plus 524 MW of marine energy.

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive statistics on a range of topics related to renewable energy. This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the past decade (2012-2021) in trilingual tables. The previous edition spanned the years 2011 – 2020.

The renewable capacity highlights can be accessed here

The complete Renewable Capacity Statistics 2022 report can be accessed here