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Figure Projected growth of energy sources in Eurasia without Russia, 2006, and projections until 2030
Projected growth of energy sources in Eurasia without Russia, 2006, and projections until 2030
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Article The electric car — a green transport revolution in the making?
The electric car finally seems to be on the verge of breaking through, offering significant environmental benefits, especially in urban areas. Innovative business models are on the way which should boost consumer acceptance and overcome the remaining barriers, such as high battery costs, green electricity supply and charging infrastructure.
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Figure Gross electricity generation by fuel in the EU
The figure on the right represents a zoom of the figure on the left, for renewable sources only.
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Figure Total energy intensity (index 1995=100), relative energy intensity (as PPS) and per capita consumption
Total energy intensity (index 1995=100), relative energy intensity (as PPS) and per capita consumption
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Figure Cost structure of nuclear power projects
Cost structure of nuclear power projects
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Figure Cost estimates on final disposal (million euros)
Estimated operational costs range from €ct1,2/kWhe to €2,0/kWhe, including dismantling and waste disposal. Costs for insurance may make up 30% of total operational costs. The table shows the cost estimates for final disposal of spent fuel in Finland (5,600 tonnes HM).
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Figure Average annual percentage change in final electricity consumption, EU-27, 1990-2009
Average annual percentage change in final electricity consumption, EU-27, 1990-2009
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Policy Document Ecodesign Directive
DIRECTIVE 2009/125/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 21 October 2009 establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-related products
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Figure Share of electricity production by fuel type, 1990-2008 (%), EU-27
The total electricity produced from natural gas increased by 592 TWh (274 %) between 1990 and 2008, at an annual average growth rate of 7.6 %. The primary motive for the switch to gas was economic, with low gas prices for much of the 1990s compared to coal and stricter environmental legislation. Because of this, significant investments were made in the transportation infrastructure for the delivery of gas from within and outside the EU-27. This rapid increased in gas demand also contributed to the increase in fossil fuels imports.
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Figure Share of renewable energy to final energy consumption, 1993-2008
The share of renewable energy in final energy consumption in the EU-27 reached 10.4% in 2008, which is representing about half of the target for 2020
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