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Table 15 List of energy indicators for sustainable development (EISD) [3]

From: Sustainability indices for energy utilization using a multi-criteria decision model

Indicator Theme Subtheme Code Energy indicator Components
Social Equity Accessibility SOC1 Share of households (or population) without electricity or commercial energy, or heavily dependent on non-commercial energy Households (or population) without electricity or commercial energy, or heavily dependent on non-commercial energy
Total number of households or population
   Affordability SOC2 Share of household income spent on fuel and electricity Household income spent on fuel and electricity
Household income (total and poorest 20% of population)
   Disparities SOC3 Household energy use for each income group and corresponding fuel mix Energy use per household for each income group (quintiles)
Household income for each income group (quintiles)
Corresponding fuel mix for each income group (quintiles)
  Health Safety SOC4 Accident fatalities per energy produced by fuel chain Annual fatalities by fuel chain
Annual energy produced
Economic Use and production patterns Overall use ECO1 Energy use per capita Energy use (total primary energy supply, total final consumption and electricity use)
Total population
   Overall productivity ECO2 Energy use per unit of GDP Energy use (total primary energy supply, total final consumption and electricity use)
GDP
   Supply efficiency ECO3 Efficiency of energy conversion and distribution Losses in transformation systems including losses in electricity generation, transmission and distribution
   Production ECO4 Reserves-to production ratio Proven recoverable reserves
Total energy production
    ECO5 Resources-to production ratio Total estimated resources
Total energy production
   End use ECO6 Industrial energy intensities Energy use in industrial sector and by manufacturing branch
Corresponding value added
    ECO7 Agricultural energy intensities Energy use in agricultural sector
Corresponding value added
    ECO8 Service/commercial energy intensities Energy use in service/ commercial sector
Corresponding value added
    ECO9 Household energy intensities Energy use in households and by key end use
Number of households, floor area, persons per household, appliance ownership
    ECO10 Transport energy intensities Energy use in passenger travel and freight sectors and by mode
Passenger-km travel and tonne-km freight and by mode
   Diversification (fuel mix) ECO11 Fuel shares in energy and electricity Primary energy supply and final consumption, electricity generation and generating capacity by fuel type
Total primary energy supply, total final consumption, total electricity generation and total generating capacity
    ECO12 Non-carbon energy share in energy and electricity Primary supply, electricity generation and generating capacity by non-carbon energy
Total primary energy supply, total electricity generation and total generating capacity
    ECO13 Renewable energy share in energy and electricity Primary energy supply, final consumption and electricity generation and generating capacity by renewable energy
Total primary energy supply, total final consumption, total electricity generation and total generating capacity
   Prices ECO14 End-use energy prices by fuel and by sector Energy prices (with and without tax/ subsidy)
  Security Imports ECO15 Net energy import dependency Energy imports
Total primary energy supply
   Strategic fuel stocks ECO16 Stocks of critical fuels per corresponding fuel consumption Stocks of critical fuel (oil, gas, etc.)
Critical fuel consumption
Environmental Atmosphere Climate change ENV1 Green-house gas (GHG) emissions from energy production and use per capita and per unit of GDP GHG emissions from energy production and use
Population and GDP
   Air quality ENV2 Ambient concentrations of air pollutants in urban areas Concentrations of pollutants in air
  Water Water quality ENV3 Air pollutant emissions from energy systems Air pollutant emissions
  Land Soil quality ENV4 Contaminant discharges in liquid effluents from energy systems including oil discharges Contaminant discharges in liquid effluents
   Forest ENV5 Soil area where acidification exceeds critical load Affected soil area
Critical load
   Solid waste generation and management ENV6 Rate of deforestation attributed to energy use Forest area at two different times
    ENV7 Ratio of solid waste generation to units of energy produced Amount of solid waste
Energy produced
    ENV8 Ratio of solid waste properly disposed to total generated solid waste Amount of solid waste properly disposed of
Total amount of solid waste
    ENV9 Ratio of solid radioactive waste to units of energy produced Amount of radioactive waste (cumulative for a selected period of time)
Energy produced
    ENV10 Ratio of solid radioactive waste awaiting disposal to total generated solid radioactive waste Amount of radioactive waste awaiting disposal
Total volume of radioactive waste