Congo Energy Information
Congo Key Figures
GDP growth rate: -7.0 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Data of the last year available: 2020
CO2 Emissions: 0.50 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 50.4%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy Consumption
In 2019, total energy consumption per inhabitant was around 0.6 toe (0.2 toe without biomass), in line with the Sub-Saharan Africa average, including 290 kWh of electricity (around 20% below the regional average).
Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)
Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2020, %)
Interactive Chart Congo Total Energy Consumption
Crude Oil Production
Oil production increased slightly to 17.2 Mt in 2019 (+1.8%) after the 21% rise in 2018 due to the commissioning of several new fields (Moho Nord deep offshore, Lianzi, and Nené Marine). Nevertheless, it dropped by 10% in 2020 due to the covid crisis (15.4 Mt in 2020).
Interactive Chart Congo Crude Oil Production
CO2 Fuel Combustion/CO2 Emissions
In August 2021, Congo updated its NDC, setting an unconditional GHG emission reduction target of 21.5% (excluding forests) compared to a BAU scenario in 2030 and a conditional reduction target of 32%.
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