Gross electricity generation in the European Union (EU-28) 1990-2016, by fuel

This statistic shows the share of gross electricity generation in the European Union (EU-28) from 1990 to 2016, by fuel type. The use of solid fuel for electricity generation has been falling steadily since 1990, with the share of the total falling from 39 percent in 1990 to 21.5 percent in 2016. In comparison, the share of renewables has been rising, with the share in 2017 more than twice that of the share in 1990.

Share of gross electricity generation in the European Union (EU-28) from 1990 to 2016, by fuel

Solid fuelsRenewablesNuclearGasesPetroleum and products
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Release date

October 2018

Region

EU

Survey time period

1990 to 2016

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