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Current emissions in France

17 gCO2eq/kWh
Biomass (0.7%)
Gas (1.0%)
Hydro (15.3%)
Nuclear (74.4%)
Oil (0.2%)
Solar (6.6%)
Waste (0.3%)
Wind (1.5%)
24% renewable
50.9 GWh total
Last updated at 2024-05-19 09:00 (Local time)

Wind and Solar forecast

Current747 MW3340 MW
In 1 hour476 MW9795 MW
In 3 hours575 MW10494 MW
In 6 hours804 MW9095 MW
In 9 hours1165 MW4611 MW
Higher energy production than current, lower emissions
Lower energy production than current, higher emissions
Should I plug in?
Yes

Electricity emissions in France are low

2.6 g CO2eq/km
12 g full load
26 g per hour
1 g per hour
How are these values calculated?
Electric vehicle

Value calculated for a charge of 4.5 kWh (77 g), equals 30km on an EV with a consumption of 15 kWh/100km

Washing machine

Complete wash is 0.7 kWh, calculated on full load at 40º on a A efficient equipment

Air conditioning

One hour of use is 1.5 kWh, calculated on a equipment A efficient of 9000BTU, temperature 22º

Laptop

One hour of use is 30 Wh, calculated on a laptop with moderate use (internet browsing, email, etc)

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Quick stats about France

In 2023 the average emissions of France were 39 g CO2eq/kWh. 27% of energy was produced from renewable sources, with the main source for energy being Nuclear (66.6%). Coal usage was 0.2%.
France is one of the top countries in renewable energy production.

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Historical data for France

2023
39 g CO2eq/kWh
27% renewable
476.5 TWh total
2022
73 g CO2eq/kWh
25% renewable
430.2 TWh total
2021
56 g CO2eq/kWh
22% renewable
510.9 TWh total
2020
55 g CO2eq/kWh
24% renewable
490.7 TWh total
2019
56 g CO2eq/kWh
20% renewable
526.8 TWh total
2018
55 g CO2eq/kWh
20% renewable
537.2 TWh total

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Data source for energy production: Entsoe