Ethiopia

2015 Ethiopia Key Figures
Population: 99.4 million
GDP growth rate: 10.2 %/year
Energy independence: 93.8%
Total consumption/GDP:* 49.7 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.10 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 21.4%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption per capita is around 0.5 toe, of which 73 kWh of electricity (2015).

Total energy consumption is increasing steadily (3%/year on average over the last 10 years).

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

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Ethiopia energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Since the closure of the refinery of Assab in 1997, the country has imported all its oil requirements (about 3.4 Mt of refined products in 2015). Since 2003, and since the development of the oil sector in Sudan, part of the imports is carried out by truck from Sudan.

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The NEP states that the country will mainly rely on hydropower to increase its electricity supply, but also mentions that it plans to make the most of Ethiopia's geothermal, solar, wind and other renewable energy resources where appropriate.

Ethiopia plans to develop 25 GW of renewable...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

The Government launched the Climate-Resilient Green Economy initiative (CRGE) in 2011 to protect the country against the adverse effects of climate change and to build a green economy by 2025.

According to its INDCs, Ethiopia intends to limit its net GHG emissions in 2030...

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