2014 Lebanon Key Figures
Population: 4.51 million
GDP growth rate: 2.00 %/year
Energy independence: 2.16%
Total consumption/GDP:* 95.9 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 4.92 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.61%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita consumption is 1.7 toe/cap, including 3 900 kWh of electricity (2014).

Oil accounts for 95% of the country's overall consumption, and coal and biomass for 2% each.

On the whole, total energy consumption has been increasing since 2007, bringing it to 7.5 Mtoe. It...

Lebanon energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil exploration, which was stopped at the beginning of the war in 1975, was started up again in 1992 through an international call for tenders.

Since the country's two refineries (Beddawi in the north and Zahrani in the south) were both closed in 2005, Lebanon is obliged to import all the...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The NEEAP paves the way for a structured approach towards achieving the national target of 12% renewable energy by 2020, through the development of solar, wind and hydropower.

In 2010, the Government allocated US$1.5m to support loans for solar water heaters. The equipment level is still...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Lebanon ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 2006 through Law No. 738. In the frame of the COP21, the country committed itself in its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2030 (unconditional target) compared to a business as usual scenario...

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