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Extraction, import and export of materials by continent; national accounts
Material flow accounts, environmental accounts, biomass, minerals, metals biomassa, metalen, mineralen, materiaalstromen, grondstof, halffabrikaat
Environmental sector keeps growing in importance
In 2021, the Dutch environmental sector represented a value added of 22.3 billion euros, contributing roughly 2.6 percent to gross domestic product (GDP).
More and more renewable energy from biomass
In 2020, the consumption of energy from biomass resources such as biogas, biopetrol, the green part of household waste or wood products rose by 10 percent on the previous year, reaching a total of...
Three-quarters of Dutch concerned about impact of climate change
Almost all Dutch people aged 18 and over believe the climate is changing; 6 percent do not believe in climate change or are unsure.
Dutch environmental sector continues to grow steadily
The Dutch environmental sector represented a value added of 18.8 billion euros in 2019, contributing approximately 2.3 percent to gross domestic product (GDP).
Renewable energy; final use and avoided use fossil energy,1990-2019
Renewable energy, final use and avoided fossil energy and avoided CO2 wind, solar, hydro, geothermal energy, aerothermal heat and biomass
Business solar capacity now exceeds residential
In 2019, the installed capacity of commercial and industrial solar systems exceeded that of home solar systems for the first time. Total installed capacity grew by 2,265 to 6,874 megawatts (MW).
Electricity production at record high
In 2019, electricity production reached a record level of 121 billion kWh. This is a 6-percent increase on the previous year. The consumption of electricity remained more or less stable.