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ELECTRIC POWER

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French Equivalent: Electricité

Definition:
Energy produced by hydro-electric, geothermal, nuclear and conventional thermal power stations, excluding energy produced by pumping stations, measured by the calorific value of electricity (3.6 TJ/GWh).

Context:
Pumping station is a power station with a reservoir which is filled by the use of pumps.

Source Publication:
Glossary for Transport Statistics, prepared by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Transport Statistics – Eurostat, European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Statistical Theme: Energy statistics

Created on Tuesday, June 18, 2002

Last updated on Monday, April 28, 2003