| • Ecoinvent 3.5
• Industry data: several flows in worldstee
• data were corrected
• Environmental Footprint (EF) method
• EPD 2018
• Environmental Prices
• Cumulative Energy Demand (LHV)
• Cumulative Energy Demand
• ReCipe 2016
Database changesNew and updated data in Ecoinvent 3.5
Below some highlights of the new and updated data in ecoinvent.
• Aquaculture and fish capture
Datasets on aquaculture and fish capture are published in ecoinvent. Data related to anchovy, hake and tuna capture as well as trout and tilapia aquaculture were added. Fish processing activities, such as canning, curing and freezing are also included.
Pulp and board production
The European sulfate pulp and corrugated board supply chains have been updated with the latest data from the respective industry associations.
The update of the aluminium supply chain features the latest data provided by the International Aluminium Institute. New regional datasets for some activities provide an even higher resolution and more transparency in this sector.
|• Waste treatment
The expansion of the waste sector offers 150 new disposal activities, including unsanitary landfill, open burning and open dumping. Additionally, 500 new country-specific disposal mixes are made available for 37 European countries plus Brazil, Colombia, Peru, India and South Africa.
|• Hard coal
Version 3.5 now covers more than 95% of the global hard coal supply chains, showing global trade flows and regional hard coal mixes. New data on coal mining in India and South Africa include different types of mines. Key emissions from mines were updated for all geographies.
• Continuously updated electricity secto
Version 3.5 covers close to 100% of (statistically represented) global electricity generation, in 142 countries. Current and future electricity mixes are available on a country or even region-specific level. New data on concentrated solar power from parabolic trough and solar towers was added.