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Italy energy report

Italy energy market analysis is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil & gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The analysis includes a comprehensive energy market report and updated Italy energy market data.

Italy energy report
Update: July, 2019
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 44 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Italy energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Italy. With a focus on oil, gas, coal and power markets, the report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2018 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities.

  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    The Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) coordinates the energy policy through the Directorate General for Security of Supply and Energy Infrastructures (DGSAIE). The Interministerial Committee for Economic Planning (CIPE) is in charge of national economic and budgetary decisions regarding the energy sector, among others. The ministries of the Environment, Budget, Labour, Research and ...

  • Energy Companies


    Eni is the largest gas company. In 2018, the group's worldwide gas sales reached 77 bcm (81 bcm in 2017), 39 bcm of which in Italy (37 bcm in 2017), 29 bcm in the rest of Europe (38 bcm in 2017) and 8.3 bcm on extra-European markets (5.2 bcm in 2017). Eni is active in Spain through Union Fenosa Gas (50% Eni) and in Belgium (Distrigaz).

  • Energy Supply


    Italy is relatively poor in energy resources: it has limited oil reserves (81 Mt in 2018) and gas reserves, which are falling rapidly (from 199 bcm in 2000 to 45 bcm in 2018). The country also has hydroelectricity (50 TWh) and geothermal resources.

  • Energy Prices


    Electricity prices are higher than the European average, especially for industry (+46% for industry and +15% for households in 2018), due to high taxes (33% of taxes in residential electricity prices and 35% in industry in 2018). The average wholesale electricity price on the power exchange fell from €75.5/MWh in 2012 to €42.8/MWh in 2016 due to low electricity demand. It rose to €53.9/MWh ...

  • Energy Consumption

    Italy's per capita energy consumption is 18% lower than the EU average (2.5 toe in 2018). Electricity consumption per capita is nearly 5 000 kWh, i.e. 11% below the EU average.

    Total energy consumption increased slightly between 2014 and 2018 (+1.3%/year), when it reached 155 Mtoe. It declined rapidly between 2005 and 2014 (by 2.6%/year).


  • Issues & Prospects

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In the Italy market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Gasoline & diesel prices (€/l)
  • GRAPH 6: Electricity prices for industry and households (€c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 7: Gas prices for industry and households (€c/kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 8: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 9: Total consumption market share by energy (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 10: Final consumption market share by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 11: Oil consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 12: Oil consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 13: Electricity consumption (TWh)
  • GRAPH 14: Electricity consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 15: Natural gas consumption (bcm)
  • GRAPH 16: Gas consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 17: Coal consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 18: Coal consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)

In the Italy market report you will find follow tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GNP growth, imports & exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil & gas reserves, electric & refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All detailed by energy source.
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data includes consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source & sector, and, electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Unique tabular display of the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.
  • Infrastructure Projects: Covers power plant projects by energy, technology, status and operator, Gas plant projects by status and operator and LNG contracts.

The Italy market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2018 Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • Italy Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Italy energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).

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