Energy in Luxembourg
Energy in Luxembourg describes energy and electricity production, consumption and import in Luxembourg. Energy policy of Luxembourg will describe the politics of Luxembourg related to energy in greater detail. Electricity sector in Luxembourg is the main article of electricity in Luxembourg.
Luxembourg is a net energy importer. Primary energy use in Luxembourg was 48 TWh in 2009, or 98 TWh per million inhabitants.
|Energy in Luxembourg|
|Change 2004-09||11.1 %||-16.8 %||57.1 %||-8.6 %||-3.8 %||-11.4 %|
|Mtoe = 11.63 TWh, Prim. energy includes energy losses
2012R = CO2 calculation criteria changed, numbers updated
There was no decline in the climate change gas emissions (CO2) from year 2008 to 2012 in Luxembourg. There was no better efficiency in the use of electricity from 2008 to 2012.
In 2008, electricity use per person in Luxembourg was 2.6 times greater than in the United Kingdom.
At the end of 2010 the installed capacity of wind power covered on average 1.1% of electricity use. This is among the lowest in Europe, with only Latvia, Czech Republic, Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Malta generating a smaller share of their electricity from wind power. In comparison, Ireland can generate over half of its electricity from wind power under optimal wind conditions in 2010.
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