Moldova Energy Information
Moldova Key Figures
GDP growth rate: 3.58 %/year
Energy independence: 17.2%
Data of the last year available: 2019
CO2 Emissions: 3.11 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.27%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy Consumption
Energy consumption per capita is approximately 1.5 toe/year (half the European average), including about 1 500 kWh of electricity (2018).
Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)
Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2019, %)
The country's total energy consumption has been quite stable since 1998, ranging between 3.5 Mtoe and 4 Mtoe (2019).
Interactive Chart Moldova Total Energy Consumption
Crude Oil Production
Moldova imports almost all the oil products it consumes. Oil product imports increased by an average of 5%/year starting in 2015 and reached 1. Mt in 2019.
Interactive Chart Moldova Crude Oil Production
Renewable in % Electricity Production
The objective goal set in the Moldovan Energy Strategy 2030 to increase the share of renewables in the final energy consumption to 17% in 2020 was overreached (27.5% in 2018). The share of renewables in transport is only 0.3% compared to the objective of 10% in 2020. Electricity from renewables (mostly from wind and biogas) is expected to reach 17% of the total electricity consumption in 2020 (6% in 2019. The Strategy also planned 400 MW worth of additional wind and solar generation capacities through tenders.
Interactive Chart Moldova Share of Renewables in Electricity Production (incl hydro)
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CO2 Fuel Combustion/CO2 Emissions
In its NDC, Moldova plans to reduce its GHG emissions by 64-67% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels.
CO2 emissions from energy combustion have remained quite stable since 2000, after an 80% decrease between 1990 and 2000 (9 MtCO2 in 2019).
Graph: CO2-ENERGY EMISSIONS (MtCO2)
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