Energy efficiency trends of final consumers

    • Energy efficiency of final consumers improved by 1.2%/year between 2000 and 2017, with a net slowdown since 2010 (1.1%/year compared to 1.4%/year before 2007) .
    • Larger gains for households (2.1%/year) with a net slow down since 2014 (1.4 %/yr against 2.3%/yr before).
    • Rate of improvement divided by more than 2 in industry since the economic crisis (-0.8%/year since 2007 compared to 1.8%/year before).
    • Regular but limited improvement in transport (0.9%/year) with a net slowdown since 2015 (0.5%/yr against 1%/yr before).
    • Few “measurable” progress in services before 2013

    Energy efficiency trends of final consumers (EU)

    Energy efficiency improvement above 1.5%/year since 2007 in 11 countries.

    Energy efficiency improvement below 1.5%/year since 2007 in 13 countries. 

    Energy efficiency trends of final consumers (All countries)