Kilkenny – Baseline Emissions Inventory

The County of Kilkenny consumed 2,276 GWh of primary energy in 2006, Oil was the largest energy fuel type consumed, at 64.41% of fuel total, followed by Electricity at 17.09%, Natural Gas at 9.99% and Coal and Peat at 7.02%. The County emitted 1,394 KTonnes of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in 2006.

Kilkenny CO2 Emissions 2006:

1,394 KTonnes.

Kilkenny 2006 CO2 Emissions by sector

% by Sector

  • Agriculture: 62%
  • Transport: 14%
  • Residential: 16%
  • Commercial: 7%
  • Public Sector: 2%

Carlow CO2 Emissions by Fuel Type 2006

  • Oil: 53.52%
  • Electricity: 32.14%
  • Coal & Peat: 7.89%
  • Natural Gas: 6.45%
  • Geothermal, Liquid Biofuel, Biomass, Solar: 0%

Kilkenny Primary Energy Consumption 2006:

2,276 GWh.

% by Fuel Type

  • Oil: 65.41%
  • Electricity: 17.09%
  • Coal & Peat: 7.02%
  • Natural Gas: 9.99%
  • Other (Geothermal, Liquid Biofuel, Biomass, Solar): 0.5%

2006 Primary Energy for County Kilkenny

% by Sector

  • Transport: 43%
  • Residential: 40%
  • Commercial: 10%
  • Agriculture: 5%
  • Public Sector: 2%