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Current emissions in Switzerland

8 gCO2eq/kWh
Hydro (30.0%)
Hydro Storage (25.6%)
Nuclear (44.4%)
56% renewable
6763 MWh total
Last updated at 2024-02-22 18:00 (Local time)

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Should I plug in?
Yes

Electricity emissions in Switzerland are low

1.2 g CO2eq/km
6 g full load
12 g per hour
< 1 g per hour
How are these values calculated?
Electric vehicle

Value calculated for a charge of 4.5 kWh (36 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 Switzerland

In 2023 the average emissions of Switzerland were 8 g CO2eq/kWh. 47% of energy was produced from renewable sources, with the main source for energy being Nuclear (53.4%).

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Historical data for Switzerland

2023
8 g CO2eq/kWh
47% renewable
42.8 TWh total
2022
18 g CO2eq/kWh
43% renewable
39.8 TWh total
2021
20 g CO2eq/kWh
55% renewable
40.8 TWh total
2020
19 g CO2eq/kWh
50% renewable
46.7 TWh total

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Data source for energy production: Entsoe