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Energy demand – Energy Country Profile

Energy Demand

The graph below shows that there was a steady decline of energy consumption from 2007 until 2014. In 2017 energy consumption reached 3.9 Mtoe. The energy consumption of Latvia in 2017 can be divided into the following energy percentages: oil (36%), biomass (26%), electricity (14%), heat (15%), gas (8%) and coal & lignite (1 %). The high biomass consumption of 26% is due to the large domestic wood resources and the high share of fuelwood in residential consumption and in CHP plants.

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Source: www.enerdata.net

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Source: www.enerdata.net

The Residential, Tertiary and Agriculture sector remains the largest and accounts for 50% of the final energy consumption, followed by the transport sector (28%) and the industry sector (20%).

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Source: www.enerdata.net

Last update: 09 2019