Country Assessments

Congo, Rep. Savings Policy Assessment

Country Overview

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF FIVE APPLIANCES IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

210

Percentage of total electicity use (%)

16.8

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM FIVE APPLIANCES IN 2030 (kilotonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

56

Equivalent to number of passenger cars

31,300

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS OF FIVE APPLIANCES IN 2030 (million$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (undiscounted million$)

12

Energy plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

2

SAVINGS, SHARE OF DIFFERENT APPLIANCES IN 2030 (%)

TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF FIVE APPLIANCES IN THREE SCENARIOS (BAU, POLICY SCENARIO, BAT SCENARIO) (GWh)

COUNTRY GENERAL INFORMATION

Electrification rate (%)

0.35

Transmission and distribution loss factor (%)

0.09

CO2 emissions factor (kg/kWh)

0.247

Population 2014 (million)

4.6

GDP per capita 2014/2013 ($)

5,988

Residential electricity price ($/kWh)

0.047

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (TWh)

1.3

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

340

Energy bill savings (million$)

69

CONTRIBUTING TO GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION

Country objective: At least a 48% reduction in emissions by 2025 and 55% by 2035, compared to a business-as-usual scenario, conditional upon international support.

Lighting

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF LIGHTING IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

44

Percentage of total electricity use (%)

3.6

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM LIGHTING IN 2030 (kilotonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

12

Equivalent to number of passenger cars

6,700

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS OF LIGHTING IN 2030 (million$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (undiscounted million$)

2.1

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

1

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (GWh)

380

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

100

Energy bill savings (million$)

18

ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF LIGHTING IN THREE SCENARIOS (BAU, POLICY SCENARIO, BAT SCENARIO) (GWh)

Refrigerator

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF REFRIGERATORS IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

92

Percentage of total electricity use (%)

7.4

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM REFRIGERATORS IN 2030 (kilotonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

25

Equivalent to number of passenger cars

13,900

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS OF REFRIGERATORS IN 2030 (million$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (undiscounted million$)

4.3

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

1

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (GWh)

480

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

130

Energy bill savings (million$)

23

ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF REFRIGERATORS IN THREE SCENARIOS (BAU, POLICY SCENARIO, BAT SCENARIO) (GWh)

Air Conditioner

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

31

Percentage of total electricity use (%)

2.5

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS IN 2030 (kilotonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

8.4

Equivalent to number of passenger cars

4,700

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS OF ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS IN 2030 (million$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (undiscounted million$)

1.5

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

0

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (GWh)

160

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

44

Energy bill savings (million$)

7.6

ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS IN THREE SCENARIOS (BAU, POLICY SCENARIO, BAT SCENARIO) (GWh)

Transformer

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF POWER AND DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

20

Percentage of total electricity use (%)

1.6

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM POWER AND DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS IN 2030 (kilotonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

5

Equivalent to number of passenger cars

2,800

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS OF POWER AND DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS IN 2030 (million$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (undiscounted million$)

0.9

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

0

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (GWh)

120

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

29

Energy bill savings (million$)

5.5

ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF POWER AND DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS IN THREE SCENARIOS (BAU, POLICY SCENARIO, BAT SCENARIO) (GWh)

Electric Motor

BAU

Business as usual

Min. Amb.

Minimum Ambition

High Amb.

High Ambition

ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF MOTORS IN 2030 (GWh)

Energy savings (GWh)

22

Percentage of total electricity use (%)

1.7

ANNUAL CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM MOTORS IN 2030 (kilotonnes)

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

5.9

Equivalent to number of passenger cars

3,300

ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS OF MOTORS IN 2030 (million$)

Energy Bill

Energy bill savings (undiscounted million$)

2.8

Energy Plant

Equivalent to number of building new power plants
(20MW)

0

CUMULATIVE SAVINGS (2020 - 2030)

Energy savings (GWh)

110

CO2 emissions avoided (kilotonnes)

31

Energy bill savings (million$)

15

ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF MOTORS IN THREE SCENARIOS (BAU, POLICY SCENARIO, BAT SCENARIO) (GWh)

The savings potentials are calculated based on the assumption that Minimum Energy Performance Standards are implemented in 2020 at a level derived from the United For Efficiency Model Regulation Guidelines.

Full Methodology & assumptions (PDF)