Bahrain

2016 Bahrain Key Figures
Population: 1.43 million
GDP growth rate: 2.92 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 82.2 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 22.4 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 2.48%
* at purchasing power parity
Bahrain Related Research

Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption reached 9.7 toe in 2016, while electricity consumption per capita was 19.4 MWh.

Total energy consumption increased by 4 %/year on average between 2000 and 2015, reaching 14.3 Mtoe in 2015. It then declined by 3% in 2016 to 13.9 Mtoe.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Gas supplies 84% of the total energy consumption and ...

Bahrain energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has been increasing slightly since 2010 (by 1.3%/year), to 209 kb/d in 2016; around 75% of the production comes from the Abu Safah field.

The country has a refining capacity of 260 000 bbl/d. Almost all the oil products are exported (around 85%), mainly to India and the Far East.

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

In 2017, the Electricity and Water Affairs Minister launched the National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP), which revises the previous renewable target to 5% of the energy mix by 2025 and 10% by 2035 (previous target set at 5% of the electricity capacity in 2020 in Vision 2030 Economic Plan).

In January 2018, EWA launched a net metering policy for residential, commercial and ...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

The government of Bahrain has not set a CO2 emissions reduction target, but it has launched strategies, plans and actions to contribute to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

CO2 emissions from energy use are increasing rapidly (4%/year since 2004) and reached 32 MtCO2 in 2016.

Graph: CO2-ENERGY EMISSIONS (MtCO2)

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