Older Versions of the Database

The first version of the ecoinvent database was released in 2003. The current version builds on all previous versions of the database. These can be found here.

Version 3.4

Version 3.4 was released in 2017. It covers updates of the electricity markets for both attributional and consequential system models, partitioning the Indian electricity sector by states and grids. Data for the European natural gas supply, for chemical products, and for the recycling of PE and PET were added and updated. Find out more here.

Version 3.3

Version 3.3 was released in 2016. The release includes several hundreds of new agricultural datasets from the WFLDB. Moreover, several overall improvements to the database where made including adding prices for all products, pdf documentations per dataset, the ILCD method, the CPC classification and more. Find out more here.

Version 3.2

Version 3.2 was released on the 30th November 2015. This release provides a further update of the electricity sector, data on refrigerated transport and new international data for several sectors. It also introduced market groups for regions, countries and products. Find out more here.

Version 3.1

ecoinvent version 3.1 is the first minor release of the ecoinvent database after the major release of version 3 in 2013. Despite the term minor, version 3.1 brings many improvements and additions to the database. Find out more here.

Version 3.0

We are proud to have released ecoinvent version 3.0, the third major release in our long history, in May 2013. Find out more about the first release of ecoinvent version 3 here.

Version 2

The first version of ecoinvent 2 was released in 2007. Already at that time the ecoinvent database had become one of the most recognised LCI databases worldwide. Find out more about this older version of the database here.