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Nicaragua Energy Profile 2017

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Electricity accesspopulation without electricity: 1,400,000
electrification - total population: 78%
electrification - urban areas: 100%
electrification - rural areas: 43% (2013)
Electricity - production3.218 billion kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - consumption3.177 billion kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - exports17.87 million kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - imports109 million kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity1.395 million kW (2016 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels48.8% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels0% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants7.8% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources43.4% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Oil - production0 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Oil - exports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - imports13,440 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - proved reserves0 bbl (1 January 2016 est.)
Refined petroleum products - production14,260 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption30,000 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports396 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports16,500 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Natural gas - production0 cu m (2016 est.)
Natural gas - consumption0 cu m (2016 est.)
Natural gas - exports0 cu m (2016 est.)
Natural gas - imports0 cu m (2016 est.)
Natural gas - proved reserves0 cu m (1 January 2015 es)
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy5.2 million Mt (2013 est.)

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

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