Policy & Regulation

Renewables climb above 30% share of EU power mix

Renewables such as hydro, wind and solar are steadily gaining market share in the EU’s power mix Renewables such as hydro, wind and solar are steadily gaining market share in the EU’s power mix.
By Andreas Walstad 26 September 2018 0 32680
Share of electricity production in the EU in 2016

Renewables accounted for more than 30% of the electricity produced in EU countries in 2016, according to data released recently by Eurostat.

Electricity production from renewable sources in the EU in 2016

Hydropower has the largest share of all renewables, followed closely by wind, Eurostat said in a note released last week. Separately, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that wind energy in EU...