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.
Revenues from the production, distribution and trade of electricity stood at PLN 154.1bn in 2019 (latest available data), recording an increase of 15.4% y/y and corresponding to 6.7% of Poland’s GDP. In 2020, gross electric energy ...View more details
Mexico's electric power sector is at a crossroads. The sector experienced an investment frenzy after the passing of the energy reform in 2013, a constitutional amendment that opened electric power generation to private competition. However, ...View more details
Russia is one of the top producers and consumers of electric power in the world. The country has rich gas, oil, and coal reserves, and most electricity is generated by thermal power plants, although nuclear and hydropower also provide a ...View more details
Indonesia is the largest electric power producer in ASEAN, and the fifth largest in the Asia Pacific region (excl. China). At the same time, the gross value added (GVA) generated by the electricity supply sector accounts for just 1% of ...View more details
Thailand is the third-largest power producer and consumer in ASEAN. The electric power sector takes 2.6% of the Thai economy, and contributes to about 0.3% of the overall employment. At the same time, the power sector is an important ...View more details
Brazil ranked fifth among the main global renewable energy producers in 2019, following China, the United States, Canada and Germany. Among the more traditional energy sources, Brazil is second only to China in hydropower and biomass ...View more details