Nuclear Energy in Finland
Article from: OGEL 1 (2013), in Nuclear Law and Policy
Electricity generation in Finland is based on a number of different fuels. In 2009, nuclear based generation represented the largest single source, approximately 33 per cent. The share of hydro power was approximately 18 per cent. Coal represented approximately 15 per cent and peat approximately 6 per cent. The share of natural gas was 13.4 percent and biomass was 19 percent. The share of oil was less than 1 per cent and the share of wind was around 0,4 per cent. Wood and "other renewable" was 11.5 per cent. However, it must be noted that Finland is part of the common Nordic electricity ...