Trends in Dutch Energy Intensities for the Period 1969–1988

Harry C. Wilting, Wouter Biesiot, Henri C. Moll

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    Abstract

    We present trends in energy intensities for 56 Dutch economic sectors over the 20-year period 1969–1988. The intensities were calculated by using input–output analysis. The effects of energy-price changes were examined. More than half of the economic sectors show significant declines in energy intensities as a result of increasing energy prices. As a result, the energy intensity for final demand shows a significant decline, although a shift to more energy-intensive sectors was found.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)815-822
    Number of pages8
    JournalEnergy
    Volume23
    Issue number10
    Publication statusPublished - 1998

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