Energy sector greenhouse gas emission sources in the European Union (EU-28) 2017

This statistic depicts the share of energy sector greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union* in 2017, by source. It shows that the main energy sector related gas was CO2. CO2 emissions from public electricity and heat production made up 30 percent of the total greenhouse has emissions in this sector. In total, greenhouse gas emissions in the energy sector amounted to 3,372 MtCO2e.

Share of energy sector greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU-28)* in 2017, by source**

Share of GHG emissions
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Release date

April 2019



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Supplementary notes

* Includes Iceland.
**Energy sector comprises of the three sectors Fuel combustion activities, Fugitive emissions from fuels and CO2 Transport and storage.
*** Other is calculated by subtracting the presented categories from the sector total. Percentages are rounded and may lead to a sum higher than 100%
Further information on what is included in each sector can be found in the source report.

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