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Current emissions in France

67 gCO2eq/kWh
Biomass (0.7%)
Coal (0.6%)
Gas (9.3%)
Hydro (4.6%)
Nuclear (72.4%)
Oil (0.4%)
Waste (0.2%)
Wind (11.8%)
17% renewable
62.0 GWh total
Last updated at 2023-02-06 02:00 (Local time)

Wind and Solar forecast

Current7316 MW--- MW
In 1 hour5885 MW--- MW
In 3 hours5644 MW--- MW
In 6 hours4837 MW1817 MW
In 9 hours4186 MW7539 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

10.1 g CO2eq/km
47 g full load
101 g per hour
2 g per hour
How are these values calculated?
Electric vehicle

Value calculated for a charge of 4.5 kWh (302 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)

Quick stats about France

In 2022 the average emissions of France were 73 g CO2eq/kWh. 25% of energy was produced from renewable sources, with the major source for energy being Nuclear (63.9%). Coal usage was 0.6%.

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Historical data for France

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: Entsoe