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Solar PV RES Electricity final consumption in the EU-28 2010-2020

This statistic displays the annual renewable electricity consumption of solar photovoltaics in the European Union (EU-28) from 2010 to 2020, in million tons of oil equivalent (Mtoe). It shows that in 2015, solar PV renewable electricity consumption reached 8.8 Mtoe in the European Union. This is expected to increase the following year to 9.28 Mtoe. However, there is expected to be a noticeable drop in consumption in 2017. In 2015, the share of electricity from renewable sources (RES-E) in the EU was 28.8 percent.

Solar PV final renewable electricity consumption in the European Union (EU-28) from 2010 to 2020

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Release date

December 2017



Survey time period

2010 to 2020

Supplementary notes

*RES = Renewable energy source,**Mtoe = million metric tons of oil equivalent, ***data from 2016 are estimates

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