Older Versions of the Database

ecoinvent 3.4

With Version 3.4, over 1'000 new and updated datasets were added in four different sectors: plastics recycling, chemicals, natural gas and electricity.

Version 3.4 was released on the 4th October 2017.


All relevant files for ecoinvent 3.4

New Data and Features

The fourth update of ecoinvent version 3 includes over a thousand new and updated datasets. The new data covers: updates of the electricity markets for both attributional and consequential system models, partitioning of the electricity sector by state and grid for the country of India, new and updated data for the European supply chains for natural gas, new and updated data for chemical products, and lastly activities for the recycling of PE and PET.


New Data & Features in ecoinvent 3.4

Report of Changes

Since all the new versions of the ecoinvent database build on previous versions it is important to be clear about the changes made between the different versions.

This page includes the most important documents describing the differences between ecoinvent 3.3 and ecoinvent 3.4.


Report of Changes | ecoinvent 3.4

Known Issues

This section lists all known data errors in ecoinvent version 3.4. We are working hard on eliminating these for upcoming update to the database.


We document these issues openly to warn our users about these problems and to help them understand the errors so they may work around them while we work on the update and error fix.


Known Data Issues | ecoinvent 3.4