Niger

2014 Niger Key Figures
Population: 18.5 million
GDP growth rate: 6.90 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 101 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.10 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 15.0%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

The country's total energy consumption per capita is 0.15 toe, including 41 kWh of electricity. It has the second lowest energy consumption per capita in West Africa and one of the lowest in the world.

The share of biomass in total energy consumption has decreased sharply since 2010...

Niger energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production started in 2011 after the country signed a US$5bn exploration and development agreement with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) for the Agadem region. In 2014, the country produced 17 000 bbl/d. CNPC produces crude oil and processes it at the 20 000 bbl/d Soraz refinery,...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

A Domestic Energy Strategy (Sed) was implemented for the supply of wood-energy in Niger, first within the framework of the "Energie II" project (1989-1998, World Bank's funds), and later within the framework of the "Energie domestique" project (2000-2003, World Bank and Danish funds). The main...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In October 2015 Niger submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to UNFCCC. The target is to reduce its GHG emissions by 2.5% by 2020 and by 3.5% by 2030 compared to the BAU level; with external support, the target would be raised to 25% in 2020 and 34.6% in 2030 (...

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