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Table 3 Structure of rural household energy consumption for the three types of villages (KgCE)

From: Village differences in rural household energy consumption within the Loess hilly region of China

  Crop straw Grass Wood Animal dung Coal Electricity Bio-gas Solar energy LPG Total
Mountainous village
 Cooking 452.45 0.00 16.64 0.00 245.08 2.24 41.43 75.03 0.81 833.68
 Boiling tea 0.00 0.00 10.18 0.00 0.00 0.55 0.00 0.00 0.00 10.73
 Lighting 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.98 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.98
 Heating kang 380.73 240.4 0.00 125.77 31 0.97 0.00 0.00 0.00 778.87
 Stove 0.00 0.00 15.17 0.00 379.15 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 394.32
 Home appliance 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.94 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.94
 Total 833.18 240.4 41.99 125.77 655.23 16.68 41.43 75.03 0.81 2030.52
Semi-mountainous village
 Cooking 184.21 75.43 44.64 0.00 457.79 1.37 0.00 97.22 0.00 860.66
 Boiling tea 0.00 0.00 5.02 0.00 0.00 2.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.06
 Lighting 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.21 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.21
 Heating kang 154.48 311.15 0.00 0.00 57.72 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 523.35
 Stove 0.00 0.00 19.65 0.00 491.9 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 511.55
 Home appliance 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 11.71 0.00 0.00 0.00 11.71
 Total 338.69 386.58 69.31 0.00 1007.41 22.33 0.00 97.22 0.00 1921.54
Plains village
 Cooking 64.85 87.34 35.94 0.00 583.26 1.48 0.00 114.78 5.45 893.1
 Boiling tea 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.24 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.24
 Lighting 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.31 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.31
 Heating kang 97.63 352.28 0.00 0.00 95.95 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.00 546.01
 Stove 0.00 0.00 26.98 0.00 675.39 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 702.37
 Home appliance 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 11.45 0.00 0.00 0.00 11.45
 Total 162.48 439.62 62.92 0.00 1354.6 26.63 0.00 114.78 5.45 2166.48
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