Analysis of energy consumption of the Visegrad Countries

Norbert Bozsik, Robert Magda


The utilization of renewable energy sources has an increasing role in the EU‘s climate and energy policy. There are several reasons for increasing the use of renewable energy. The motives are the reduction of imported dependence on fossil fuels, mitigation of the adverse environmental impact of the energy sector and boosting of industrial development. The study provides a comprehensive overview on the structure and utilization of energy production of the Visegrad countries, focusing on the dependence on energy imports. The purpose of the article is to analyze the gross inland energy consumption of the Visegrad countries and to examine the relationship between renewables and non-renewable energy sources. In the course of the analysis, we tried to find out which non-renewable energy carrier is replaced by the renewables.

correlation matrix; gross inland energy consumption; renewable energy; Visegrad countries

Norbert Bozsik, Eszterházy Károly University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Mátrai str. 36, Gyöngyös 3200, Hungary e-mail:

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