Changes in energy consumption and value added in services

  • Since 2008 strong contraction of total energy consumption (-0.3%/year) although electricity consumption continues growing (+0.4%/year), despite a very limited growth of value added
  • Before 2008 strong progression of the energy consumption (of which electricity) at the same rate as value added .

Energy consumption and VA growth (EU)

Note: Energy consumption at normal climate (e.g. climate corrected)