Renewable energy equals energy that does not affect any “stocks” of limited resources. The potential in terms of renewable energy generation within the Region's territory is very limited.
In 2013, the energy consumption in the (public and private) transport sector of the Brussels-Capital Region represents more than a fifth of the Region’s final consumption (22.3%).
In 2013, the energy intensity of the tertiary sector in the Brussels-Capital Region, in other words the energy consumption per job in the sector, amounted on average to 12 MWh LCV/job.
In 2013, the energy consumption of the residential sector in the Brussels-Capital Region was 15,000 kWh per household, on average.
The energy intensity is the relationship between the amount of energy a sector consumes and a variable that represents this sector.
In 2013, the Brussels-Capital Region consumed 22,539.1 GWh.
Society today has a heavy reliance on energy in order to function, for example to heat up or cool down buildings, to make journeys, to power industrial processes, to provide illumination, to make appliances work, etc.
Renewable energy equals energy that does not affect any “stocks”. The potential in terms of renewable energy generation within the Region's territory is very limited.