Ireland is among EU’s most energy-dependent members

Ireland has the fourth-highest energy dependence rate in Europe according to a new study.

12th July, 2008

Ireland has the fourth-highest energy dependence rate in Europe according to a new study.

Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical office, has published its latest study of energy consumption and production across the 27 EU member states, based on data collected for 2006.

One of the key statistics surveyed by Eurostat was each country’s energy dependence rate, which expresses a country’s net imports of energy as a percentage of its gross energy consumption. A negative dependency...

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