Macedonia Energy Information

2018 Macedonia Key Figures

Population: 2.09 million
GDP growth rate: 2.67 %/year
Energy independence: 44.3%

* at purchasing power parity
Total consumption/GDP:* 61.2 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.34 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 13.8%

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Macedonia Related Research

Total Energy Consumption

In 2018, the country's energy consumption per capita was 1.2 toe, which is 57% below the European average, including 3 000 kWh of electricity (45% below the EU average).

Interactive Chart Macedonia Total Energy Consumption

More research: Macedonia energy report

Crude Oil Production

Oil supplies are covered by imports. North Macedonia ended crude oil imports in 2013, when the 50 000 bbl/d OKTA refinery was shut down. Since 2011, oil products have been free from custom duties, leading to a 55% surge in 2012, to 1 Mt; they increased until 2016 (1.2 Mt) and declined until 2018 (-0.7% to 1.1 Mt in 2018). According to preliminary statistics, they grew by 13% to 1.2 Mt in 2019.

Interactive Chart Macedonia Crude Oil Production

More research: EMEA Refineries Dataset

Renewable in % Electricity Production

In 2017, North Macedonia amended its National Renewable Action Plan (NREAP) (2015), setting a target of 24% of renewables in final energy consumption in 2020 (18% achieved in 2018), including 27% for electricity (25% in 2018), 30% for heating (32% in 2018), and 10% for transport (less than 1% in 2018).

Interactive Chart Macedonia Share of Renewables in Electricity Production (incl hydro)

CO2 Fuel Combustion/CO2 Emissions

North Macedonia's Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) aims to cut CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion by 30% to 36% by 2030 compared to a BAU scenario; this would limit the growth in CO2 emissions to a range of 31-20%.

Energy-related CO2 emissions decreased by 3.8%/year on average until 2018 to 7 MtCO2 (-6.8% in 2018 alone because higher hydropower generation reduced coal-fired power generation); they were quite stable between 2000 and 2011, at around 9 MtCO2.


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