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Table 1 List of the selected energy datasets used in the analysis of ELCD datasets when benchmarking them with datasets from three other databases

From: Method applied to the background analysis of energy data to be considered for the European Reference Life Cycle Database (ELCD)

Category   Location Name of LCI process
Electricity Mix EU-27 Electricity grid mix (1 kV - 60 kV)
Coal DE DE: Electricity from hard coal (1 kV - 60 kV)
GB GB: Electricity from hard coal (1 kV - 60 kV)
PL PL: Electricity from hard coal (1 kV - 60 kV)
Lignite DE DE: Electricity from lignite (1 kV - 60 kV)
GR GR: Electricity from lignite (1 kV - 60 kV)
PL PL: Electricity from lignite (1 kV - 60 kV)
CZ CZ: Electricity from lignite (1 kV - 60 kV)
Natural gas GB GB: Electricity from natural gas (1 kV - 60 kV)
IT IT: Electricity from natural gas (1 kV - 60 kV)
DE DE: Electricity from natural gas (1 kV - 60 kV)
ES ES: Electricity from natural gas (1 kV - 60 kV)
Nuclear FR FR: Electricity from nuclear (1 kV - 60 kV)
DE DE: Electricity from nuclear (1 kV - 60 kV)
Hydro EU-27 Electricity from hydro power (1 kV - 60 kV)
Wind RER Electricity from wind power (1 kV - 60 kV)
Biomass DE DE: Electricity from biomass (solid) (1 kV - 60 kV)
Solar DE DE: Electricity from photovoltaic (1 kV - 60 kV)
Crude oil and natural gas based fuels   EU-27 Diesel mix at refinery
  EU-27 Gasoline mix (regular) at refinery
  EU-27 Heavy fuel oil at refinery (1.0wt.% S)
  EU-27 Kerosene/Jet A1 at refinery
  EU-27 Natural gas mix
Biofuels   DE DE: Rapeseed Methyl Ester (RME)