Which Country Consumes the Most of Geo and Biomass Energy?

Geothermal, Biomass and Other Consumption (GWh), 2016 or latest
Energy & Utility | March 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 57 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in geothermal, biomass and other consumption with 84,607 GWh followed by China and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Kazakhstan with 1.86 GWh, Bangladesh with 2.11 GWh and Iran with 47.1 GWh.

Total geothermal, biomass and other consumption reached 561,666 GWh in 2016 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 4.5 % more than in the previous year and 49.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total geothermal, biomass and other consumption reached an all time high of 561,666 GWh in 2016 and an all time low of 5,020 GWh in 1965. The average annual growth amounted to 9.69 % since 1965.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 15.1 % of geothermal, biomass and other consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 37.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 68.1 % in 2016.

Data for more countries are available at Geothermal, Biomass and Other Consumption indicator page.