Ecuador

2014 Ecuador Key Figures
Population: 15.9 million
GDP growth rate: 3.68 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 110 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 2.73 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 12.4%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption is around 1 toe, a level 35% below the South American average (2014). Per capita electricity consumption is approximately 1 300 kWh.

Energy consumption is increasing rapidly (5%/year since 2005).

Oil supplies 86% of the country's total energy...

Ecuador energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The country's oil production increased by 3%/year until 2014 following the inauguration of the Panacocha field, and reached 29 Mt in 201. In 2015, production decreased by almost 2%. Ecuador is the 5th largest producer in South America. Production comes from the east of the country,...


 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The National Plan for Good Living 2013-2022 establishes the target of reaching 60% of renewables in power generation capacity in 2017. The previous Plan 2009-2013 had established the target of 6% of renewables in power (other than large hydro) in 2013.

The new Electricity law also states...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its INDC documents submitted to UNFCC in 2015, Ecuador aims to reduce its emissions in the energy sector by 20.4-25% from BAU levels in 2025. In the second scenario proposed in the INDC documents, dependent upon appropriate circumstances in terms of availability of resources and support...

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