2015 Belarus Key Figures
Population: 9.47 million
GDP growth rate: -3.9 %/year
Energy independence: 13.5%
Total consumption/GDP:* 62.0 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 5.77 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 8.44%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption stands at 2.6 toe, including approximately 3 350 kWh of electricity.

Gas represents the largest share of total energy consumption with 64%, followed by oil (27%). The gas is primarily used to supply the power plants.


Belarus energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production is limited; it decreased by 6%/year between 2012 and 2015, to 1.6 Mt/year. Around 90% of oil supplies come from Russia.

The country has two refineries, one in Mozyr (capacity of 240 000 bbl/d) and one in Novopolotsk, operated by Naftan (capacity of 222 000 bbl/d).


EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The "National Programme of Local and Renewable Energy Sources Development for 2011-2015" and the "Programme of Constructing Biogas-based Generation Facilities for 2010-2015" aim to commission generating capacities of 49 MWe and 1 063 MWth of wood fuel- and peat-fired power, 460 MW worth of wood-...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contribution), Belarus committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 28% below the 1990 level by 2030, excluding emissions and removals in land use, land-use change and the forestry sector, and without any additional conditions.


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