Fossil Fuels Still Dominate Energy Mix
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Last year, 67.9% of primary domestic energy consumption was provided by primary fossil energy carriers, according to a report by profitline.hu.
Some 15.2% was provided by nuclear energy, 11.7% by primary renewable energy sources, and 4% by electricity imports.
The remaining 1.2% came from non-renewable waste and energy from other sources, according to the 2021 annual energy statistics report of the Hungarian Energy and Public Utilities Regulatory Office.
Regarding fossil energy carriers, the use of coal and coal products decreased by 18.3%.
On the other hand the use of petroleum and petroleum products increased by 8.7% and natural gas by 6.1% compared to the previous year, the report notes.
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