Terms used in official statistics

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Peat


Definition:
Combustible soft, porous or compressed, sedimentary deposit of plant origin with high water content (up to 90 % in the raw state), easily cut, of light to dark brown colour. Peat used for non-energy purposes is not included.

Source:
  • Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on energy statistics.
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 304 z 14.11.2008, str. 1, z późn. zm.)

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Witold Roman
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