Background data on electricity labelling 2007

Since 1 January 2005 power suppliers in the Netherlands have been obliged to label their electricity as to source. CE Delft has reviewed the electricity mix supplied to the Netherlands in 2007. It consists of electricity generated from natural gas (over 50%), hard coal (24%), nuclear (9%) and renewables (13%). In terms of CO2 and radioactive waste, the associated environmental burden is 426 g CO2/KWh and 0.000270 g nuclear waste/KWh.


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