Publications

Energy demand in the Philippines could increase 4-fold by 2040

4 Sep 2019

According to the Socioeconomic Planning Secretary of the Philippines, energy demand in the Philippines could increase by an average 5.7%/year through 2040 under a high economic growth scenario, resulting in a four-fold increase in energy consumption. Indeed, energy consumption in the archipelago has been rising rapidly since 2010 by over 5%/year through 2017.

The Philippine Energy Plan (PEP) 2017 to 2040 of the Philippine Department of Energy (DOE) sets goal for the energy sector by 2040 and focuses on energy security, since the country is heavily dependent on oil imports (only 3% of its oil consumption is covered by domestic production). The DOE aims to boost oil exploration to improve domestic supply.

Register to receive our daily newsletter


Interested in Energy Efficiency and Demand?

Enerdata’s premium EnerDemand service provides detailed data on energy consumption and efficiency for the 20 highest energy-consuming countries, broken down by sector and end-use.

Create custom graphs, export data to use in Excel, and sift through the online database in whatever way is most useful to you: by household uses, by multiple road vehicle types, and by different end-uses in buildings, industry and more.