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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 2019 
As of 2 December 2020

Country Population GDP
(GDP per capita)
Gross electricity generation CO2 emissions
China 1,405 11,822 (8k) 7,518 9,756
Japan 126 6,211 (49k) 1,014 993
Mongolia 3 14 (4k) 7 (2018) 21 (2018)
Russia 144 1,762 (12k) 1,129 1,532
South Korea 52 1,479 (29k) 581 586
Total Northeast Asia 1,731 21,288 (12k) 10,249 12,888
World 7,674 84,944 (11k) 26,942 33,292
Share of Northeast Asia 23% 25% 38% 39%
Unit Million people bn. US$ TWh Million tons
Source World Bank (1) World Bank (2) IEA (1 & 2) IEA (1 & 2)

Electricity

Northeast Asian Countries Electricity Generation Mix 2019 
As of 2 December 2020

  • 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, Russia, and World from International Energy Agency, World Energy Outlook 2020 (October 2020). And IEA (2); Mongolia and South Korea from International Energy Agency, Data and statistics (accessed November 18, 2020).

Wind and Solar

Northeast Asian Countries Wind and Solar Installed Capacity 2010-2019 
As of 2 December 2020

Interconnections

Map of Existing Interconnections in Northeast Asia

External Links

  • JCI 気候変動イニシアティブ
  • 自然エネルギー協議会
  • 指定都市 自然エネルギー協議会
  • irelp
  • 全球能源互联网发展合作组织

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