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Table 2 Comparison of the input parameters for the different energy pathways

From: Evaluation of co-firing as a cost-effective short-term sustainable CO2 mitigation strategy in Germany

Energy pathwayABCDEFGH
Electricity demand in 2020 (TWh)578.7635.1569.2573.0573.0573.0580.0592.0
Production capacity (GW)167.9188.6169.1196.3196.3196.3196.3196.3
 Thereof conventional (%)34.330.548.340.740.740.740.740.7
 Thereof renewable (%065.769.551.759.359.359.359.359.3
Electricity generation (TWh)588.7625.2578.9563.5563.5563.5563.5568.0
 Thereof conventional (%)48.645.766.358.458.458.458.457.9
 Thereof renewable (%)51.454.333.741.641.641.641.842.1
 Transboundary electricity transfer [TWh]10.0− 10.09.7− 9.5− 9.5− 9.5− 16.5− 24
Commodity prices (€/GJ)
 UraniumN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
 Lignite1.851.850.44N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
 Hard coal9.279.272.492.993.514.303.513.51
 Natural gas15.3315.334.986.357.298.437.297.29
 OilN/AN/AN/A16.0217.5419.4717.5417.54
CO2 certificates prices (€/t)38.0038.0020.0020.0023.0027.0023.0023.00
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