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

  2013 2014 2015
Net import1
Crude oil in 1000 tonnes 11'807 10'711 10'296
Coal in 1000 tonnes 228 192 223
Natural gas in terajoules 129'030 111'770 119'420
Electricity in GWh -2396 -5491 -1035
Electricity production
Total in GWh 66'180 67'278 63'661
Share of hydropower plants in % 57,9 56,5 59,9
Share of nuclear power stations in % 36,4 37,9 33,5
Final consumption
Total in terajoules 894'950 825'780 838'360
Share of heating fuels in % 18,8 15,4 16,0
Share of motor fuels in % 33,5 36,1 34,7
Share of electricity in % 23,9 25,1 25,0
Share of natural gas in % 13,5 13,0 13,5
Share of other energy carriers in % 10,3 10,4 10,9
Share of renewable energy in final consumption in % 21,1 21,4 23,0
Final consumption expenditure
in CHF million 32'830 30'220 26'360p
in % of GDP 5,2 4,7 4,1p
¹ Import/export balance Sources: Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Swiss Petroleum Association

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