Renewable energy in the Czech Republic

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Renewable energy in the Czech Republic describes the renewable energy related development in the Energy in the Czech Republic.

According to Eurostat, renewables share in the Czech Republic in 2009 was 5% of the energy mix in total (Mtoe) and 6% of gross electricity generation (TWh). The energy consumption by fuel included in 2009: 40% coal, petroleum 21%, gas 15%, nuclear 16% and renewables 5%. Most electricity was produced with coal (55%) and nuclear (33%).[1]

Solar power[edit]

Photovoltaic power station at Brno-Tuřany

Solar power capacity per capita was the second highest in the EU in 2010.

PV in Europe (MWpower)[2][3][4][5]
# Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
EU-27 2,170 3,420 4,940 10,380 15,860 29,327
4 Czech Republic 0 1 4 55 466 1,953
PV per capita 2010[5]
# Country W/capita
1  Germany 212.3
2  Czech Republic 185.9

Solar thermal[edit]

“Green savings” programme has supported the solar thermal.[6]

Solar thermal in Czech and EU[6][7][8]
Total EU27+CH
MW GW
2010 216 24.1
2009 148 22.1
2008 116 19.1

Wind power[edit]

EU Wind Energy Capacity (MW)[9][10]
No Country 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
18 Czech Republic 215 192 150 116 54 28 17 9 3 0
Europe (MW) 86,164 76,180 65,741 57,136 48,563 40,898

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EU country data
  2. ^ Photovoltaic energy barometer 2007 – EurObserv’ER[permanent dead link] Systèmes solaires Le journal des énergies renouvelables n° 178, p. 49-70, 4/2007
  3. ^ Photovoltaic energy barometer 2009 – EurObserv’ER[permanent dead link] Systèmes solaires Le journal des énergies renouvelables n° 190, p. 72-102, 3/2009
  4. ^ Photovoltaic energy barometer 2010 – EurObserv’ER[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b Photovoltaic energy barometer 2011 – EurObserv’ER[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ a b Solar Thermal Markets in Europe Trends and Market Statistics 2010 ESTIF June 2011
  7. ^ Solar Thermal Markets in Europe, Trends and market statistics 2008
  8. ^ Solar Thermal Markets in Europe, Trends and market statistics 2009[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ EWEA Staff (2010). "Cumulative installed capacity per EU Member State 1998 – 2009 (MW)". European Wind Energy Association. Retrieved 22 May 2010.
  10. ^ EWEA Staff (February 2011). "EWEA Annual Statistics 2010" (PDF). European Wind Energy Association. Retrieved 31 January 2011.

External links[edit]

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