EU Energy Policy

Gas and coal lose EU power market share in Q2

Power produced from gas and coal fell on an annual basis in Q2 2018, while renewable energy increased its share of the mix Power produced from gas and coal fell on an annual basis in Q2 2018, while renewable energy increased its share of the mix.
By Andreas Walstad 31 October 2018 0 33117
The EU power mix in Q2 2017

Coal and gas produced less electricity in the EU on an annual basis during the second quarter of 2018 as power generation from fossil fuels remained unprofitable in many member states, the European Commission said in its latest quarterly report on power markets.

The EU power mix in Q2 2018

Higher prices for carbon allowances, coal and gas under the EU’s Emissions Trading System meant utilities struggled to make a...