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Renewable Energy Institute collects information related to the energy transition of Northeast Asian countries expected to be connected to the Asia Super Grid.

Key Indicators

Northeast Asian Countries Key Indicators 2018

Country Population GDP Gross electricity generation CO2 emissions
China 1,400 11,090 (8k) 7,170 9,513
Japan 127 6,190 (49k) 1,069 1,078
Mongolia 3 13 (4k) 6 (in 2017) 19 (in 2017)
Russia 144 1,722 (12k) 1,085 1,555
South Korea 52 1,382 (27k) 580 624
Total Northeast Asia 1,726 20,397 (12k) 9,910 12,789
World 7,594 82,635 (11k) 26,603 33,243
Share of Northeast Asia 23% 25% 37% 38%
Unit Million people bn. US$
(GDP per capita)
TWh Million tons
Source World Bank (1) World Bank (2) IEA (1 & 2) IEA (1 & 2)

Electricity

Northeast Asian Countries Electricity Generation Mix 2018

  • Notes:Based on gross electricity generation. China includes Hong Kong. And “Hydro” includes pumped storage, “Non-hydro RE” includes bioenergy (& waste), geothermal, wind, solar (PV & CSP), and marine.
  • Sources:China, Japan, and Russia from International Energy Agency, World Energy Outlook 2019 (November 2019), and Mongolia and South Korea from International Energy Agency, Statistics (accessed November 18, 2019).

Wind and Solar

Northeast Asian Countries Wind and Solar Installed Capacity 2010-2018

Interconnections

Map of Existing Interconnections in Northeast Asia

External Links

  • JCI 気候変動イニシアティブ
  • 自然エネルギーで豊かな日本を創ろう!アクション
  • irelp
  • 全球能源互联网发展合作组织

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