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Paraguay Energy Information

Paraguay Key Figures

Population: 6.90 million
GDP growth rate: 3.72 %/year
Energy independence: 100%

Data of the last year available: 2018
Total consumption/GDP:* 102 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 1.18 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 24.3%

* at purchasing power parity

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Total Energy Consumption

Total energy consumption stands at 1.1 toe/capita and 1 800 kWh/capita for electricity (2018). Total and final energy consumption have increased at a rapid pace (4.5%/year since 2005 and 10%/year since 2015), reaching 7.3 Mtoe and 6.6 Mtoe, respectively, in 2018.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2018, %)

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Crude Oil Production

The country's only refinery ceased operating in 2005. Since then, oil products consumption is entirely based on imports. In 2017, oil product imports rose to 2.7 Mt, almost three times the 2000 volume.

Interactive Chart Paraguay Crude Oil Production

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Renewable in % Electricity Production

The National Development Plan (2014-2030) sets a target of 60% of renewables in total energy consumption by 2030. In order to achieve this objective, the country is planning to create a law authorizing private investment in renewable energy. This law, that will be voted in March 2020, will allow IPPs to sell renewable electricity directly to companies or electricity distributors. Through this law, ANDE will have to bid to buy this electricity.

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

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CO2 Fuel Combustion/CO2 Emissions

In 2015, Paraguay published its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to UNFCCC. The target for 2030 is to reduce its GHG emissions by 20% compared to the BAU level (10% conditional target and 10% unconditional).

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