Czech Republic - Production of lignite coal

36,804 (thousand short tons) in 2022

In 2022, production of lignite coal for Czech Republic was 36,804 thousand short tons. Production of lignite coal of Czech Republic fell gradually from 58,084 thousand short tons in 2003 to 36,804 thousand short tons in 2022.

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What is production of lignite coal?

Lignite is the lowest rank of coal, often referred to as brown coal, used almost exclusively as fuel for steam-electric power generation. It is brownish-black and has a high inherent moisture content, sometimes as high as 45 percent The heat content of lignite ranges from 9 to 17 million Btu per ton on a moist, mineral-matter-free basis. Production data include quantities extracted from surface and underground mines, and normally exclude wastes removed at mines or associated reparation plants.

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What is Czech Republic production of lignite coal?