Natural resources and energy
Andorra has assets of, among other things,
iron and lead, which are mined. The economically most
important natural resource is the forest. Most of the
energy consumed is imported.
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Although major investments have been made during a
ten-year period from 2006 in the expansion of the
country's only hydropower plant, in 2013 this
contributed only 18 percent to the country's
electricity consumption. In recent years, Andorra has
started to extract energy from waste incineration, which
produced just over two percent of the electricity
consumed in 2012. Other electricity and fuel are
imported from Spain and France. In 2014, fuel imports
accounted for just over 11 percent of goods imports.
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FACTS - ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
Carbon dioxide emissions in total
462,000 tonnes (2014)
Carbon dioxide emissions per inhabitant
5.8 tonnes (2014)
The share of energy from renewable sources
19.7 percent (2015)