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The Nordic Way:

Visualising energy in the Nordic region

The Nordic Way is a growing collection of energy indicators for the five Nordic countries. Browse by topic using the menu to the right, or take a look at the recent additions below. All content is free for download.

The Nordic countries have set ambitious policies to support the decarbonisation of their energy systems by 2050. Denmark’s target is... Read more.


Topic: Policies

The Ministers of Energy for each of the Nordic countries meet annually to discuss energy policy in the region. This cooperation is... Read more.

Over a third of the Nordic region’s energy supply comes from renewable sources. The largest of these is biomass and waste, which are... Read more.

Ever since the oil crises, the Nordic countries have prioritised public RD&D in core renewable energy technologies such as energy... Read more.


Topic: Policies

Nordic Energy Research (NER) administers the majority of Nordic RD&D programmes in clean energy topics. NER is funded directly from... Read more.

Given an energy intensity of 0,15ktoe/GDP(mUSD) in the Nordic region, it takes 175 ml of oil-equivalent to earn one U.S. dollar of... Read more.

Energy intensity is a measure of how energy efficient an economy is – it indicates how much energy it takes to create one unit of GDP.... Read more.

Over the last 20 years, the major economies have gradually reduced their energy intensities. That is to say that they now use less... Read more.

The total energy consumption in the Nordic countries was 4 237 PJ in 2010, which is equal to about 8% of energy consumption in the... Read more.

Despite having a relatively decarbonised electricity supply, the Nordic region has slightly higher per capita Greenhouse Gas (GHG)... Read more.