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ENERGYIN THE PHILIPPINES ELECTRICITY

KEY STATISTICS

To ensure energy access and energy security, the


5.4%
Rise in gross electricity generation
between 2011 and 2012 (from
3.8%
Annual growth in electricity consumption between
2012 and 2030. The annual average rate of peak demand
Philippines is determined to transform its energy
69,175.7 GWh in 2011 to 72,299 for electricity between 2009 and 2030 will be 4.3%.
sector and to expand its energy capacity, including GWh in 2012). In 2011, 28% of The country will need about 13,166.7 MW of new
its coal-based power generation capacity. electricity was generated by coal. capacities to meet domestic power requirements.

POPULATION GDP (US$) GDP GROWTH GDP PER CAPITA (US$)

99.14million 284.8 billion 6.1% 2,872.5 COAL IN THE ENERGY MIX


The government targets to increase indigenous coal production
by 100 per cent.
194,308million
Considering that coal remains a leading contributor to
the countrys energy supply, the government continues
Philippines Energy Plan 20122030, Department of Energy to optimise the exploration, development, production
and utilisation of indigenous coal reserves. Metric tonnes of coal consumed in 2012.
Philippines Energy Plan 2009-2030, Department of Energy

KEY ENERGY FACTS 11.5 %


The Philippines is aiming to become self-reliant in energy, and for this purpose the Philippines
plans to invest and develop more domestic fossil fuel resources.
30.1%
Primary energy
7.2%
Annual increase in
Increase in electricity generation from coal
between 2011 and 2012 (from 25,342.2
GWh in 2011 to 28,264.9 GWh in 2012).

7.4
Philippines electricity capacity by fuel (2014) demand to be the rate of coal

60.7 20
and planned additions (2015-16) provided by use for primary Metric tonnes of coal
% % 2%
4%
29%
coal by 2030. energy demand. million consumed in 2012.
Fossil fuel energy Primary energy 10%
consumption consumption met
by 2012. by coal in 2011.
14%
2014 total ENERGY POVERTY NDC
19,378 MW
29 % 40 %
87.5%
So what we're trying to do is ensure that we have
18% the most modern coal plants that are in existence.
23%
Share of coal Imported
Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines
in electricity energy supply.
capacity. 1,800 Technology transfer, innovation, technical
1,600 Population with support and assistance are critical for energy

2.8
The annual average growth
1,400
1,200 Coal access to electricity. development, including for high-efficiency
Megawatts

rate of total final energy 1,000 Oil


Hydro
technology for conventional power generation.
800
consumption between 2012 Natural gas More than half of the population (56%) is Full implementation of the Philippines INDC

%
600
Geothermal
and 2030, reaching 39.1 400
rural, and more than half (54%) still rely requires support in the form of adequate,
200 Waste heat
Mtoe by the end of 2030. 0 Other renewables on traditional use of biomass for cooking. predictable and sustainable financing.
2015 2016

Source: International Energy Agency, 2015