Romania

2015 Romania Key Figures
Population: 19.8 million
GDP growth rate: 3.74 %/year
Energy independence: 83.0%
Total consumption/GDP:* 65.2 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.61 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 12.3%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita is about 1.6 toe (2015), which is 47% below the EU average, and electricity consumption amounts to 2 500 kWh/cap (55% below the EU average). On the whole, total energy consumption grew between 2000 and 2006 (+1.7%/year), before declining by 3.2%/year until 2013....

Romania energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has remained broadly stable since 2012 at around 4.1 Mt, after a steady decline since 2002 (-45% from 7.4 Mt in 2002). Oil imports, which reached 22 Mt in 1989, averaged 8 Mt between 2010 and 2013. They have been rising since then (+18% in 2014 and +7.9% in 2015), more than...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil product consumption declined by 3.6%/year on average between 2001 and 2010 before recovering (+2%/year) until 2015, when it reached 8.9 Mt.

Transport is the largest oil consuming sector, accounting for 56% of oil consumption in 2015. Industry also absorbs a significant share of oil (...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption has been decreasing since 2000, at the rapid pace of 2.6%/year (-18% between 2011 and 2015 with a 4.4% drop in 2015 alone). This follows the declining demand from the industrial sector, the largest gas consumer (34% in 2015), followed by the residential and services sector (32%)...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Lignite and coal consumption (> 95% of lignite) increased rapidly between 2000 and 2007 (+3%/year, on average) and, in general, has been decreasing since then because of the commissioning of a new nuclear unit in 2007. It fell by 24% in 2013, due to a lower coal-fired power generation (higher...

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption rose regularly between 1999 and 2008 (2.3%/year), but fell by 11% in 2009 due to the economic crisis. Electricity demand has been following an irregular upward trend since then.

Industry is the largest electricity consumer with 44% of total electricity consumption...

Renewable in % electricity production

The National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) of 2010 set a target of 24% of renewables in final energy consumption by 2020 (22% of which in heating and cooling consumption, 10% in transport and 43% in power production).

Romania adopted a new law on renewable energies in May 2015,...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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