Key energy data
Upper Austria has a gross domestic energy consumption of 317 Petajoules of which 31.8% are provided by renewable energy sources. The most important renewable energy sources are biomass, accounting for approximately 16%, followed by hydro power with 10.5%. Two thirds 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.