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Slovenia's energy output rises in 2016, energy dependency at 46%

Source: Energy Community Secretariat

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), May 15 (SeeNews) - Slovenia's total production from domestic energy sources was 3.6 million tonnes of oil equivalent (toe) in 2016, up 6% from 2015, while its energy dependency stood at 46%, the statistics agency said on Monday.

Hydro energy output increased the most, by 18%, followed by production from coal and renewable energy sources, by 9% and 4%, respectively, the country's statistics agency said in a statement. 

In 2016, Slovenia met 54% of its energy demand with domestic energy resources. The country's consumption of petroleum products and natural gas was fully covered by imports.

Petroleum products had a 34% share of energy supplies, followed by nuclear energy with 22%, energy from renewable sources and coal with 17% each, and natural gas with 10%.

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