Europe Produced More Energy from Renewables than Coal in 2017

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It's the first time in history renewable energy was used more than coal in the European Union.

Official Press Release Agora Energiewende:

2017 marks the first year in which more electricity in Europe was generated from wind, sun, and biomass than from coal

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2017 marks the first year in which more electricity in Europe was generated from wind, sun, and biomass than from coal

The growth in renewable energies, however, varies greatly from country to country / Greenhouse gas emissions rose slightly last year / Agora Energiewende and Sandbag present annual evaluation of the European energy transition

In 2017, wind, sun and biomass, in the European Union have for the first time delivered more electricity than hard coal and lignite combined. Electricity generation from these “new renewables”, which only really saw large-scale uptake beginning in 2000, grew by 12 percent last year. Since 2010, the share of wind, solar and biomass electricity in the EU has more than doubled. However, because hydropower production fell sharply in 2017, renewable electricity only achieved a slightly higher share in the EU than in the previous year, rising from... ... More: Official Press Release Agora Energiewende

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