Environment and energy Authors: Nikolaos ROUBANIS, Carola DAHLSTRÖM, Patricia NOIZETTE
Renewable energy statistics
In 2008:
S t a t i s t i c s i n f o c u s 56/2010
for 10.3% of gross final energy consumption in the EU-27.Renewable energy accounted Electricity generation from renewable energy covered 16.6% of gross electricity consumption. share of renewable energy in final energy consumption for heat was 11.9%.The
In July 2010 Eurostat published a Data in focus This Statistics in focus publication provides a publication (30/2010) presenting renewable energy detailed insight to the background data used for indicators, including the contribution of renewable calculating renewable energy indicators. A full energy to gross final energy consumption, a first description of the annual energy statistics reported estimate of the relevant indicator described in by the competent Member State's authorities to Directive 2009/28/EC. Eurostat can be found in Annex B of the Energy Statistics Regulation.
The contribution of renewables in gross final energy consumption
Figure 1: EU-27 breakdown of gross final energy consumption in 2008
Source: Eurostat
5.5% 4.0% 0.8%
Renewable energy for heating Electricity from renewable energy Renewable energy for transport Conventional fuels