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Term
Tonne of oil equivalent
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Definition
The tonne of oil equivalent (TOE) is a conventional standardized unit defined on the basis of a tonne of oil with a net calorific value of 41868 kilojoules/kg. The conversion coefficients from the specific units to kgoe (kilogramme of oil equivalent) are thus computed by dividing the conversion coefficients to the kilojoules by 41868.
Source
Eurostat, "Energiebilanzen - Daten 2002-2003; Energy balance sheets - Data 2002-2003; Bilans de l’énergie Données 2002-2003", Luxembourg, 2005
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