European Union gets 23.4% of electricity from renewables

Offshore wind turbineHere is another article on Cleantechies focusing on another success story, but this time a European one as clean energy sources are pursuing their rise. The energy transition is slowly taking place. Here is the introduction :

” According to official statistics from Eurobserv’ER, 23.4 percent of the electricity in the European Union came from renewable energy sources in 2012.The total output for 2012 has been estimated at 763.5 TW. ”

” This represents an important increase from 2011, when these energy sources brought ” only ” 20.4 percent of total electricity.” As usual, please enjoy and share !


Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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