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Latest publication: Consumption of hard coal 2020, March

Published: 29 April 2014

Consumption of hard coal decreased by nearly one-third in January to March

According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, consumption of hard coal decreased by 29 per cent in January to March this year from the respective period of last year. Its total consumption as a fuel in the generation of electricity and heat amounted to 1.2 million tonnes, corresponding to 31 petajoules in energy content. The use of hard coal diminished in plants of separate production of electricity, which consumed around 66 per cent less coal than a year earlier.

Consumption of hard coal, 1,000 tonnes

Consumption of hard coal, 1,000 tonnes
The data for years 2013 and 2014 are preliminary.

In January to March this year, the consumption of hard coal was one-third lower than the average for the 2000s over the corresponding period. At the end of March 2014, stocks of hard coal totalled some 2.6 million tonnes, or nine per cent less than one year earlier.

Source: Consumption of hard coal, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pentti Wanhatalo 09 1734 2685, energia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds

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Updated 29.4.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumption of hard coal [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2588. March 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.7.2020].
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