Jordan

2016 Jordan Key Figures
Population: 9.46 million
GDP growth rate: 2.00 %/year
Energy independence: 4.09%
Total consumption/GDP:* 81.1 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 2.50 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 10.8%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Consumption per capita is 0.9 toe/cap, including about 1 800 kWh of electricity (2016).

The country's overall consumption (8.5 Mtoe in 2016) increased by 4%/year between 2000 and 2015 and decreased in 2016 (-2.2%). Oil is the country's main energy source, with 57% of total consumption; gas accounts for 36% (4% and 22%, respectively, in 2014 and 2015).

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Jordan energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The country has a refinery in Zarqa with a capacity of 102 600 bbl/d. Jordan imported 2.9 Mt of crude oil in 2016, 0.5 Mt less than in 2015. This decrease follows a long-term increasing trend of crude oil and oil products between 2010-2015, which was related to a significant rise in the consumption of fuel oil for electricity generation.

The oil consumed in the country is imported ...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The Renewable Energy Law (2012) aims for 10% of the country's energy mix to come from renewables in 2020; mainly from wind (objective of 1 200 MW), solar (600 MW) and waste to energy (20-30 MW).

In 2012, the Electricity Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced the introduction of a feed-in tariff system for net metering; it is designed to reduce energy demand and allows the sale of any ...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its NDC, Jordan strives to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 14% in 2030. A maximum of 1.5% of this reduction contribution will be unconditionally fulfilled by the country's own means compared to a business-as-usual scenario.

The country's CO2 emissions from energy combustion increased by an average of 3.5%/year over 2000 to 2015 and decreased slightly in 2016.

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