Philippines

2016 Philippines Key Figures
Population: 103 million
GDP growth rate: 6.92 %/year
Energy independence: 51.5%
Total consumption/GDP:* 79.7 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 1.13 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 10.1%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption is 0.54 toe, including around 720 kWh of electricity (2016).

Total energy consumption has increased by 5.4%/year since 2009, reaching 56 Mtoe in 2016. Oil covers 33% of the country's energy needs, followed by coal, lignite 26% and biomass (16%). Geothermal electricity represents 18% of total energy needs, gas 6% and hydro 1.4%.

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Philippines energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production reached a peak of 1.1 Mt in 2009, but has been decreasing since then (0.8 Mt in 2016). In 2016, crude oil imports were 10.6 Mt.

The total refining capacity is 287 mb/d spread in two main refineries: Limay (180 000 bbl/d) and Tabangao (96 000 bbl/d). Petron invested US$2bn to upgrade its Limay refinery in 2014 to comply with European standards for clean fuels. In 2015, ...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The National Renewable Energy Programme (NREP) was launched in 2011 with the aim of tripling the renewable energy-based capacity from around 5.4 GW in 2010 to 15.3 GW in 2030. The additional capacity target is distributed by period: 5.1 GW for 2016-2020 and 3.7 GW for 2021-2030. It lays down the foundation for developing the country's renewable energy resources and stimulating ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its INDC to COP21, Philippines aims to reduce GHG emissions by about 70% in 2030 relative to a BAU scenario. The mitigation contribution is conditioned by the extent of financial resources, including technology development and transfer, and capacity building, that will be made available to the country. On July 2016, the new President has announced that his government will not uphold this ...

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