Ecuador

2015 Ecuador Key Figures
Population: 16.2 million
GDP growth rate: 0.29 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 101 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 2.27 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 12.8%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption is around 0.85 toe, a level 40% below the South American average (2015). Per capita electricity consumption is approximately 1 400 kWh.

Energy consumption is increasing rapidly since 2005 (4%/year).

Oil supplies 81% 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 has been stable since then at around 28 Mt/year. Ecuador is the 5th largest producer in South America. Production comes from the east of the country, with the most...


 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 new Electricity law provides for preferential regulations for renewables, which are still under development by ARCONEL.

From 2000 to 2015, to...

 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 energy-related emissions y 20.4-25% from BAU levels in 2025. This reduction target could be raised to 37.5-45.8% in 2025, provided the availability of resources and support...

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