Overview of emissions per sector

The ETM's main CO2 chart is displayed below. This chart is shown when clicking on the CO2 dashboard item at the bottom of your screen and in the overview section.

District heating share in households

The following is included per category:

CategoryScope
1990 emissionsIncludes all energetic CO2 emissions and fertilizer feedstock emissions. Other green house gases and non-energetic CO2 are excluded. 1990 emissions of international transport can be included optionally and are displayed as a separate series. See 1990 emissions
Net CO2 emissionsShows the total net CO2 emissions. If a scenario contains negative emissions, the red line can be lower than the highest bar as the line shows the sum of both positive and negative emission sectors.
HouseholdsIncludes all energetic CO2 related to final energy demand in the households sector. Emissions associated with the production of electricity, hydrogen and district heating are assigned to this sector based on how much of each carrier is used. For electricity, local production of solar PV is incorporated in the emission factor of electricity. Biomass emissions are excluded by default.
BuildingsSee households.
National transportSee households. Does not include international transport.
International transportIncludes all energetic CO2 related to final energy demand in the international transportation sector. By default, this energy demand (and hence the emissions) are considered out of scope. This assumption can be changed in the model.
AgricultureSee households.
OtherIncludes all energetic CO2 related to final energy demand in the other demand sector.
IndustryIncludes all energetic CO2 related to final energy demand in the industry sector, including emissions related to the production of electricity, hydrogen and steam. Feedstock emissions are excluded. Captured emissions (using carbon capture technologies) in the industry sector are subtracted.
EnergyEmissions related to the production of power, hydrogen, heat and steam are not included here, as these are assigned to the sectors in which these carriers are used. This category does include emissions related to:
  • own energy use of the power sector
  • unused heat for heat networks
  • coal gas consumption of cokes ovens
  • the production of synthetic kerosene and methanol
  • energy use of Direct Air Capture. The CO2 captured from the ambient air is subtracted from this category
  • energy use of CO2 storage
Non-energetic / delayed emissionsIncludes emissions related to:
  • feedstock use in the fertilizer industry
  • (the production of) non-energetic final demand of hydrogen in industry
  • CO2 utilised in the 'other' category of the carbon utilisation section