Eurostat: RES covered 15% of consumption, 38% in EU

Published: 16.03.2022 Related countries:  Thailand Thailand

Eurostat: RES covered 15% of consumption, 38% in EU

The share of electricity produced from renewable energy sources (RES) in total electricity consumption in the EU increased year-onyear to 37.5% in 2020 from 34%. In the Czech Republic it was 15% and in Slovakia about 23%, according to Eurostat data. Austria has the highest share of electricity from renewable sources with 78% of total consumption. Sweden follows with 75%. Wind (36%) and hydro (33%) accounted for the largest share of energy production in the EU. The share of solar power has increased from 1% to 14% since 2008.

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