Energy

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Most of Switzerland’s energy statistics are compiled by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE). Publications, press releases and other information from the energy sector are available on the SFOE website.

The main figures

  2014 2015 2016
Net import1
Crude oil in 1000 tonnes 10 711 10 296 10 332
Coal in 1000 tonnes 192 223 197
Natural gas in terajoules 111 770 119 420 125 460
Electricity in GWh -5 491 -1 035 3 923
Electricity production
Total in GWh 67 278 63 661 58 694
Share of hydropower plants in % 58.4 62.0 61.9
Share of nuclear power stations in % 39.2 34.7 34.5
Final consumption
Total in terajoules 825 500 838 150 854 300
Share of heating fuels in % 15.5 16.0 16.1
Share of motor fuels in % 36.1 34.7 34.2
Share of electricity in % 25.1 25.0 24.5
Share of natural gas in % 13.0 13.5 13.7
Share of other energy carriers in % 10.4 10.9 11.5
Share of renewable energy in final consumption in % 21.4 23.0 22.1
Final consumption expenditure
in CHF million 30 220 26 260 24 570p
in % of GDP 4.7 4.1 3.8p
¹ Import/export balance Sources: Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Swiss Petroleum Association

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