Changes in energy consumption and value added of services

  • Since 2014, the value added of services has been growing almost at the same pace than before 2008 (+2.2%/year). In contrast, the energy consumption of services has remained almost stable (+0.1%/year compared to +3%/year) and electricity consumption has progressed much slower than before 2008 (+0.5%/year compared to +3.5%/year).
  • During the post crisis period (2008-2014), strong contraction of total energy consumption (-1.2%/year) and a decrease in electricity consumption (-0.3%/year), despite a limited growth of value added (+0.5%/year).

Energy consumption and VA growth (EU)

Note: Energy consumption at normal climate.