Energy consumption in Slovenia decreases 4% in 2014
LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), October 9 (SeeNews) – Energy consumption in Slovenia decreased by 4% in 2014 to 4.7 Mtoe, the country's statistics office said on Friday.
The decrease in final energy consumption was caused by a mild winter, data from the statistic office showed. The sharpest decline was seen in the consumption of district heat, by 16%, and the use of fuel wood, by 19%
Energy use from renewable energy sources decreased by 11% in 2014, while energy consumption from natural gas and petroleum products dropped by 4% each and solid fuels by 1%.
The petroleum product with the highest decrease in final energy consumption was heating oil, down by 21%.
As much as 48% of final energy in 2014 was consumed in the form of petroleum products, followed by electricity with 23%, renewables with 14%, natural gas with 11%, heat with 3% and solid fuels with 1%.