Webinar: Introduction to energy balances

Jul 27, 2016 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM COT

Energy data are used for policy making, business investment and planning purposes, etc. Energy balances provide an overall picture of the energy situation in a country, from production of primary energy through transformation to final consumption. The balance format provides a simple presentation of the interactions between energy products and flows, it also assists in quality assurance of energy data and provides crucial information to develop several important energy indicators.

Almost all countries produce an energy balance, this webinar provides the opportunity to understand how an energy balance works. Following this webinar, participants should be able to get a quick overview of the energy situation in a country based on the energy balance.