For example in the hour between 17 18 on january 7 2016 during a period of extreme cold finland imported 4 300 mw 28 5 out of a record 15 100 mw of total usage average over 1 hour.
Finland energy sources 2016.
The consumption of wood fuels increased by 4 and they remained the most significant single source of energy in finland with a 27 share.
Renewable energy sources statistics finland 2015 hydropower 13 5.
The statistics describe the use of hard coal in generation of electricity and heat in finland.
Irrespective of the calculation method used the share of renewable energy of total end consumption is set to exceed 40 percent.
Wood fuels remained the biggest energy sources in finland and their share of total energy consumption was 26 percent.
The total renewable energy generating capacity has increased in finland during the 2010s in 2010.
Finland imports over 20 of the electricity used at peak usage.
Energy consumption in households statistics on energy consumption in households describe the annual amount and structure of energy consumption related to housing and from which sources energy is acquired for heating residential buildings.
The aim set in the national energy and climate strategy to 2030 is to increase the use of renewable energy so that during the 2020s its share in energy end consumption rises to more than 50 per cent.
The consumption of wind power grew by 32 percent and energy extracted with heat pumps from the environment by 23 percent.
According to estimates by the finland s energy authority energiavirasto renewable energy sources res produced more than 130 terawatt hours twh of electricity heat and biofuel for traffic in 2016.
The growth was due to the increased use of both fossil fuels and peat and renewable energy sources.
According to statistics finland s overview in 2018 the consumption of renewable energy sources increased by 3 and their share of total energy consumption was 37.
1 the information regarding finland on this page is re published from the 2020 world fact book of the united states central intelligence agency and other sources.
No claims are made regarding the accuracy of finland energy 2020 information contained here.
In 2016 there has been renewed discussion about finland s energy policy.
The country has aligned its climate and energy policies with a goal of climate neutrality by 2050 and ambitious climate targets for 2030 such as cutting oil consumption in half and achieving 30 of renewables in transport by 2030.
According to statistics finland s preliminary data total consumption of energy in 2018 amounted to 1 38 terajoule tj which corresponded to a growth of two cent compared with the previous year.
In finland renewable energy sources represent about 40 per cent of energy end consumption.
In 2016 the estimated renewable energy production was over 130 terawatt hours in finland.