CO2 Emission

This dataset provides an updated near up-to-date history for the CO2 emission from electricity consumed in Denmark measured in g/kWh.

Additional Info

Field Value

The values ​​for dk1 and dk2 are currently the same. Work is being done to calculate individual values ​​for the two areas. Det present national CO2 value will continued as prise area "DK".

The forecast are based on the measured online production for each power plant, combined with the CO2 emission per kWh per power plant.

Please note that the values are based on a number of assumption, also how import and export are taken into consideration. (if needed more information can be found on

Please also note that the resolution of the data is 5 minutes but the up-date frequency is a bit slower, viz. 15 minutes.

By co-generation, the fuels is divided on power and heat according the 125 % method, which means that heat is produced with a 125 % efficiency.

Update frequency PT1H
Resolution PT5M
Metadata language EN
Author Energinet
Version 2
Dataset created on February 1, 2018, 20:29 (UTC)
Alias co2emis
Unique key (Minutes5UTC,PriceArea)
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