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Liberia Energy Profile 2017

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Electricity accesspopulation without electricity: 3,900,000
electrification - total population: 10%
electrification - urban areas: 17%
electrification - rural areas: 3% (2013)
Electricity - production70.07 million kWh
note: according to a 2014 household survey, only 4.5% of Liberians use Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC)power. 4.9% use a community generator, 4.4% have their own generator, 3.9% use vehicle batteries, and 0.8% use other sources of electricity. 81.3% have no access to electricity. LEC accounts for roughly 70 million kWh of ouput. (2016 est.)
Electricity - consumption39 million kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - exports0 kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - imports0 kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity60,000 kW (2016 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels63.3% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels0% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants36.7% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources0% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Oil - production0 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Oil - exports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - imports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - proved reserves0 bbl (1 January 2016 est.)
Refined petroleum products - production0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption6,600 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports6,611 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Natural gas - production0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - consumption0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - exports0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - imports0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - proved reserves0 cu m (1 January 2014 es)
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy600,000 Mt (2013 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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