2016 Paraguay Key Figures
Population: 6.73 million
GDP growth rate: 4.09 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 87.3 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.95 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 25.8%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption stands at 0.87 toe/capita and 1 640 kWh/capita for electricity (2016).

In spite of its hydroelectric wealth, total energy consumption is still dominated by biomass (40%), followed by oil (37%) and hydroelectricity (23%) (2016).

Total and final energy consumption have been increasing at the rapid pace of 3%/year since 2006, and even 5.6%/year since 2013, ...

Paraguay energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The country's only refinery ceased operating in 2005. Since then, oil products consumption is entirely based on imports.

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The National Development Plan (2014-2030) sets a target of 60% of renewables in total energy consumption by 2030.

A biofuel blending mandate exists of 25% for gasoline and 1% for diesel.

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In 2015, Paraguay published its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to UNFCCC. The target for 2030 is to reduce its GHG emissions by 20% compared to the BAU level (10% conditional target and 10% unconditional).

CO2-energyemissionshave been growing by 2%/year on average since 1997. Paraguay has the lowest CO2 emissions per capita in South America because of the high share of ...

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