Poland

2015 Poland Key Figures
Population: 38.0 million
GDP growth rate: 3.64 %/year
Energy independence: 71.0%
Total consumption/GDP:* 71.1 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.47 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 7.07%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

In 2015 total energy consumption per capita was 2.5 toe (19% below the EU average), including 3 600 kWh of electricity (35% below the EU average).

Total energy consumption increased by 1.5%/year between 2002 and 2011 and then declined until 2014 (-1.4%/year). In 2015, energy consumption...

Poland energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Poland's oil production is limited, at around 1.5 Mt in 2015, and it imports more than 95% of its oil needs, mainly from Russia.

In 2012 PGNiG launched the LMG (Lubiatów-Mi ędzychód-Grotów) oil and gas production facility (recoverable reserves of 7 Mt of crude oil and 7 bcm of gas). The...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

After a 2.6%/year growth over the 2000-2010 period, oil consumption decreased between 2010 and 2013 (-12%) due to the economic slowdown, high fuel prices and a growing informal market (about 15% of total sales for diesel). It remained stable in 2014 and resumed (+5%) in 2015 to 23 Mt, thanks to...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption increased by approximately 2.7%/year between 2000 and 2012, when incentives for gas-fired CHP generation were removed. It has remained broadly stable since then at around 18 bcm (including 2016).

Graph: NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION (bcm)

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EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal and lignite consumption fell by 1.1%/year, on average, between 2000 and 2009. After a slight increase until 2013, it declined again in 2014 (-5%), as a result of a lower demand from the power sector, and in 2015 (-2.5% to 127 Mt. Coal is facing increasing competition from gas and renewables...

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has been increasing rapidly since 2000 (+1.6%/year), reaching 138 TWh in 2015 (+1.6% on 2014), spurred by sustained economic growth (2% estimated in 2016).

Graph: ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION (TWh)

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Renewable in % electricity production

According to the European Directive on renewables, the national target is to reach a 15% share of renewables in the final consumption in 2020.

Poland aims to double power generation from highly efficient cogeneration (CHP) between 2006 and 2020technology. Since 2009, the National Fund for...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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