The total primary energy supply  was 3,295 ktoe according to AFREC’s energy balance 2020. In Togo, biomass energy comprises charcoal, wood and agricultural waste. Traditional biomass is the most prominent source of energy for cooking and heating purposes in Togo. About 87% of all biomass is used in the households (mainly in rural areas) utilize wood energy. Charcoal is the most prominent combustible of urban households.

Electricity is mainly produced from fossil thermal and hydropower. Other sources include biofuels and waste and solar/wind. The largest share of total final consumption was dominated by biofuels and waste at 72%. This was followed by oil at 23% and electricity at 5%. Most of the biofuels are used in the household sector at 87% and the rest is mostly used in the commerce and public sector.

Key Figures

8,08 M
Population (2019)
0,89 kus$
GDP/capita (2019)
17,49 GJ/capita
Energy Consumption/Pop. (2018)
3,30 Mtoe
Total Primary Energy Supply (2018)
2,10 Mtoe
Total Final Consumption (2018)
5,60 Mus$ 2010
GDP (2019)