Iceland

2013 Iceland Key Figures
Population: 0.32 million
GDP growth rate: 3.26 %/year
Energy independence: 91.4%
Total consumption/GDP:* 172 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 5.54 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 3.10%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Iceland has the world's highest energy consumption and power consumption per capita, at 21 toe and 55 000 kWh, respectively (i.e. 7 times the EU average of 3.2 toe and 9 times the EU electricity average) (2013). The high energy consumption is partly due to the high share of geothermal in its...

Iceland energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Since Iceland neither produces crude oil nor has a refinery, all the oil products are imported. Diesel represents 43% of imported refined products.

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

According to the Icelandic National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP), the share of renewable energy sources (RES) in final energy consumption should reach 76.8% in 2020 (63.4% in 2005). The biggest effort will have to be made in the transport sector, since close to 100% of the power consumed...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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