CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
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Term
Biofuels (code R5000)
Term extension
Energy
Definition
Biofuels is a product aggregate equal to the sum of solid biofuels, biogas and liquid biofuels. Biofuels used for non-energy purposes are excluded from the scope of energy statistics (for example wood used for construction or as furniture, biolubricant for engine lubrication and biobitumen used for road surface).
Context
Biofuels R5000 =
+ R5100 Solid biofuels
+ R5200 Liquid biofuels
+ R5300 Biogases
Remark
Current Eurostat dissemination code: R5000
Standard International Energy Product Classification (SIEC): Section 5
SDMX (CL_SIEC_E): R5000
Source
Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 on energy statistics
Hyperlink
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:32008R1099
Other link(s)
Relationships between products and flows of energy balances
International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES)
Related terms
Term Term extension    
  • Solid biofuels (code R5100)
  • Energy View
  • Liquid biofuels (code R5200)
  • Energy View
  • Biogases (code R5300)
  • Energy View
    Statistical theme(s)
  • Environment and Energy
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