Chile

2015 Chile Key Figures
Population: 18.0 million
GDP growth rate: 2.07 %/year
Energy independence: 36.2%
Total consumption/GDP:* 94.5 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 4.63 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 7.01%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita is around 2.1 toe. The country's electricity consumption per capita is around 3 600 kWh.

Total energy consumption has been increasing at an average rate of 4.5%/year since 2010, reaching 38.5 Mtoe in 2015. It is dominated by oil, with 42% in 2015. The share...

Chile energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production is negligible (0.3 Mt in 2015). Imports (8.8 Mt of crude and 6.9 Mt of oil products) come from USA (38%, mainly oil products) and Ecuador (20%, mainly crude).

The Arica pipeline makes it possible to import oil from Bolivia. The Transandin pipeline, which connects Chile to...


 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The Centre for Renewable Energies (CER) was jointly founded by CNE and Corfo (a state development organisation) in 2009 to develop and promote non-conventional renewables.

In 2013, CNE approved a new legal target of 20% by 2025 for the share of renewables...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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