The Energy Demand Pattern of Algeria: Review of Evolution and Sustainable Development
This paper aims to analyze the Algerian energy consumption from 1965 to 2013; And to highlight the change in the structure of sources toward a sustainable development. We have relied on World Bank data, and local data that have been published by specialized institutions. It became clear that within the stability of the current production and the increase in the domestic demand in order to ensure a sustainable path of development, this situation affects, the exportations as well as the increase in energy intensity. Therefore it saliently shows the need to reconcile between supply and demand and maintain the share from natural resources for the future generations, through a persisting requirement to accelerate the process of embracing the different policies and strategies to control the use of energy.