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Consumption of hard coal

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on consumption of hard coal describe the use of hard coal in production of electricity and heat. Data are collected from major hard coal users, which are manufacturing enterprises and towns. Data on small users are estimated based on consumption in previous years. Data are published four times a year.


Statistics Finland


According to Statistics Finland’s preliminary data, the consumption of hard coal increased by six per cent in this year's January to March compared to the corresponding period of last year. The consumption of hard coal as a fuel in the generation of electricity and heat amounted to 691 thousand tonnes, corresponding to 17 petajoules in energy content. In January to March, 52 per cent less hard coal was consumed than on average during this millennium.

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release | Consumption of hard coal 2022, 1st quarter

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