The Energy sector plays a pivotal role in economic and social development by supplying what might be described as the “flow of blood” to production and transportation systems. Its main objective is to ensure the reliable, affordable and clean energy needed by modern societies, thus contributing to well-being and prosperity around the globe.
The Energy sector involves the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity derived from a variety of sources, including fossil fuels, nuclear power and renewable sources. It also includes activities concerned with fuels themselves, which extend along the entire value chain, such as oil and gas extraction and transportation, coal mining, refining of petroleum products, and wholesaling and retailing of fuels.
India reported an installed capacity for electric power generation of 356.1 GW in FY2019, rising by a CAGR of 6.68% from FY2015 to FY2019. Gross electricity generation was 1371.8 TWh in FY2019, growing at a CAGR of 5.27% from FY2015 to FY2019. India ...View more details
The electric power generated revenue of PLN 133.5bn in 2018, which was equivalent to 6.3% of Poland's GDP. In 2019, electricity generation dropped by 3.5% y/y to 145 TWh, while consumption decreased by 0.7% y/y to 154.7 TWh. As a result, for the ...View more details
Coal dominates Indonesia’s electric power sector as the country has abundant and cost-efficient coal resources. Coal power plants accounted for 51% of the total installed capacity and generated 60% of the electric power in the country in 2018. ...View more details
Thailand is the third-largest power producer and consumer in ASEAN, behind Indonesia and Vietnam. Although important, the contribution of the sector to the overall economy is small. The power sector accounted for 2.7% of nominal GDP and about 0.3% of ...View more details
Brazil's power consumption accelerated slowly in 2017 and 2018, going hand in hand with the sluggish recovery of domestic economy. In addition, as of late 2019 businessmen and investors were still evaluating the commitment and ability of president ...View more details
In 2018, Colombia was the sixth largest power generator in Latin America, ranking below countries with similar population levels, such as Argentina and Venezuela. This is mainly a result of the wide disparities in electricity coverage between large ...View more details
The Russian electric power sector contributes an approximate 2.5% share to the economy in terms of nominal GVA and provides jobs to about 2.5% of the country’s workforce. Russia relies on thermal power sources to generate most of its ...View more details
After the passing of the energy reform at the end of 2013, Mexico’s electric power sector experienced positive results. Between 2014 and 2018, power generation grew at a CAGR of 3.1%, supported by a stable 1.7% average annual increase in ...View more details
Coal power still has a towering presence in China’s electricity generation, but the share of nuclear and renewable energy keeps increasing as the country is changing course towards a cleaner energy mix. According to the International Energy ...View more details
Brazil ranked third globally in 2018 in terms of installed capacity from renewable energy sources, after only China and the United States. It is first by installed biomass capacity, second in terms of hydropower capacity, and eighth regarding wind ...View more details