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The amount of waste from combustion of coal is decreasing, particularly in recent years, as a result of the decreasing use of coal for electricity generation. The largest source is the Šoštanj Thermal Power Plant. Most of the waste is used as filling material in mines.


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Figure EN07-1: Residues from the coal combustion for energy production, by source, 2002-2015
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Total Ljubljana Combined <br>Heat and Power Plant Trbovlje Thermal <br>Power Plant Šoštanj Thermal <br>Power Plant
2002 1350.11 10.37 209.71 1130.03
2003 1322.52 11.94 204.34 1106.24
2004 1303.65 17.18 181.20 1105.27
2005 1173.54 18.53 180.06 974.95
2006 1248.82 13.54 279.50 955.77
2007 1167.82 15.19 239.87 912.76
2008 1262.90 17.05 199.00 1046.86
2009 1293.56 14.15 253.18 1026.23
2010 1164.16 15.84 153.93 994.40
2011 1217.96 14.87 203.93 999.16
2012 1007.16 13.04 104.35 889.77
2013 767.38 13.33 51.08 702.97
2014 567.01 11.80 8.80 546.41
2015 739.83 11.53 0 728.30
Figure EN07-2: Residues from the coal combustion for energy production, by type, 2002-2015
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Total Gypsum (from flue <br>gas desulphurisation) Fly ash Slag
2002 1350.11 400.14 741.90 208.06
2003 1322.52 403.63 731.51 187.38
2004 1303.65 405.72 718.17 179.76
2005 1173.54 340.70 654.97 177.87
2006 1248.82 480.30 603.86 164.66
2007 1167.82 414.66 587.23 165.93
2008 1262.90 477.59 632.80 152.51
2009 1293.56 481.35 650.38 161.84
2010 1164.16 486.79 530.51 146.86
2011 1217.96 494.14 640.35 83.47
2012 1007.16 324.45 536.94 145.78
2013 767.38 282.99 400.33 84.07
2014 555.21 193.62 317.23 44.36
2015 728.30 249.57 396.60 82.13
Figure EN07-3: Waste management of coal combustion residues, 2002-2015
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TOTAL Disposal Temporary storage Filing material <br>in mines and at <br>construction works Utilization based <br>on the substance's <br>properties (cement, <br>concrete, gypsum)
2002 1350.11 174.33 0 1174.67 1.10
2003 1320.58 168.89 5.80 1134.75 11.13
2004 1286.48 111.69 2.72 1134.99 37.07
2005 1155.01 118.21 0.52 839.54 196.73
2006 1235.27 178.42 0 819.60 237.25
2007 1152.63 148.54 0.57 807.37 196.15
2008 1262.90 93.23 0.26 939.57 229.84
2009 1293.56 14.15 0 893.97 385.44
2010 1164.16 15.84 0 830.51 317.82
2011 1217.96 14.87 0.19 853.02 349.88
2012 1007.16 34.21 0.14 857.32 115.49
2013 767.38 13.33 0.13 666.89 87.03
2014 567.01 11.80 0.07 512.92 42.22
2015 739.83 11.53 0 692.18 36.12

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