Cyprus

2017 Cyprus Key Figures
Population: 0.85 million
GDP growth rate: 3.87 %/year
Energy independence: 5.84%
Total consumption/GDP:* 88.5 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.52 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 5.64%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Cyprus had a per capita consumption of 2.6 toe in 2017, which is still below its peak level of 3.2 toe in 2008 and 18% below the EU average. Electricity consumption per capita was around 5 250 kWh in 2016 (10% below its 2008 level and 9% below the EU average).

Total energy consumption decreased sharply between 2008 and 2013 (-5.7%/year), but has been rising again since then (2.2 Mtoe ...

Cyprus energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Since the closure of the Larnaca oil refinery in 2004 Cyprus has imported all its oil products. The refinery was transformed into an import terminal and a storage centre. Around half of oil product imports are used for the production of electricity and about a third goes to the transport sector.

The oil storage capacities were increased from 45 days to 60 days in 2007.

In 2014, ...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The Cyprus Institute of Energy is also in charge ofthe development of renewable energies.

According to the Renewable Energy Directive, the national target is to increase the share of renewables in final energy consumption to 13% in 2020 (9.3% in 2016 according to the EU's definition). According to Cyprus's National Renewable Energy Action Plan, renewables will account for 16% of the ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Total GHG emissions reached a peak of 11 MtCO2e in 2008 and dropped by 19% between 2008 and 2013 with the deep economic recession. They have increased again since then (9.7 MtCO2e in 2016).

Within the EU Effort Sharing Decision, Cyprus aims to limit its non-ETS GHG emissions to -5% compared to 2005.

Total emissions from combustion increased by 80% between 1990 and 2008 to a peak ...

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