Key energy data
Upper Austria has a gross domestic energy consumption of 320 - 330 Petajoules of which 30.8% are provided by renewable energy sources. The most important renewable energy sources are biomass, accounting for approximately 15%, followed by hydro power with 11%. Over 70% of the gross domestic energy consumption is covered by imports.
The sectors of transportation, private households & agriculture, iron/steel/chemical industries and other production industries each account for about one quarter of the final energy demand.