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Energy consumption on the Cayman Islands

The most important figure in the energy balance of the Cayman Islands is the total consumption of
612.00 million kWh
of electric energy per year. Per capita this is an average of 9,203 kWh.

The Cayman Islands can provide themselves completely with self-produced energy. The total production of all electric energy producing facilities is 650 m kWh, also 106% of own requirements. The rest of the self-produced energy is either exported into other countries or unused. Along with pure consumptions the production, imports and exports play an important role. Other energy sources such as natural gas or crude oil are also used.

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Energy Balance

ElectricitytotalCayman Islands
per capita
USA
per capita
Own consumption612.00 m kWh9,203.28 kWh11,756.77 kWh
Production650.00 m kWh9,774.73 kWh12,338.29 kWh

100.0% of the country's population (as of 2020) has access to electricity.

Carbon footprint

CO2 emissions
in 2016
Cayman Islands
per capita
USA
per capita
total546,383.00 t8.73 t15.15 t
› of which diesel + gasoline546,383.00 t8.73 t6.58 t


Development of CO2 emissions from 1960 to 2016 in million tons
See also: CO2 equivalents by country

Carbon footprint Cayman Islands


Production capacities per energy source

The given production capacities for electric energy have a theoretical value, which could only be obtainable under ideal conditions. They are measuring the generatable amount of energy, that would be reached under permanent and full use of all capacities of all power plants.

In practice this isn't possible, because e.g. solar collectors are less efficient unter clouds. Also wind- and water-power plants are not always operating under full load. All these values are only useful in relation to other energy sources or countries.

Energy sourcetotal
on the Cayman Islands
Percentage
on the Cayman Islands
Percentage
USA
per capita
on the Cayman Islands
per capita
USA
Fossil fuels1.16 bn kWh100,0 %70,0 %17,388.79 kWh20,083.19 kWh
Nuclear power0.00 kWh0,0 %9,0 %0.00 kWh2,582.12 kWh
Water power0.00 kWh0,0 %7,0 %0.00 kWh2,008.32 kWh
Renewable energy0.00 kWh0,0 %14,0 %0.00 kWh4,016.64 kWh
Total production capacity1.16 bn kWh100,0 %100,0 %17,388.79 kWh28,690.27 kWh
Actual total production650.00 m kWh56.2 %43.0 %9,774.73 kWh12,338.29 kWh

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