Gas has increased its share in European electricity generation in recent years, but it will likely need support from higher carbon prices to make further gains, according to analysts.
Gas consumption for power generation in Europe increased by 7.5% year on year in winter 2016/2017, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG) said in its Winter Review 2016/2017, published this week.
The report shows the share of gas in the power mix increased from 12% in 2015 to 20% in 2017. At...
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