European Union Renewable Energy 1990-2022

Renewable electricity is the share of electrity generated by renewable power plants in total electricity generated by all types of plants.
  • European Union renewable energy for 2015 was 29.72%, a 0.14% increase from 2014.
  • European Union renewable energy for 2014 was 29.58%, a 1.67% increase from 2013.
  • European Union renewable energy for 2013 was 27.91%, a 2.9% increase from 2012.
  • European Union renewable energy for 2012 was 25.01%, a 2.85% increase from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Electricity from Renewables
Latin America & Caribbean 51.70%
European Union 29.72%
Euro Area 28.72%
Sub-Saharan Africa 26.62%
OECD members 23.34%
World 22.85%
East Asia & Pacific 20.41%
North America 19.95%
South Asia 16.87%
European Union Renewable Energy - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Renewables Annual Change
2015 29.72% 0.14%
2014 29.58% 1.67%
2013 27.91% 2.90%
2012 25.01% 2.85%
2011 22.16% 0.05%
2010 22.11% 1.83%
2009 20.27% 2.05%
2008 18.22% 1.43%
2007 16.79% 0.90%
2006 15.89% 0.56%
2005 15.33% 0.02%
2004 15.31% 1.13%
2003 14.18% -0.18%
2002 14.37% -1.81%
2001 16.18% 0.65%
2000 15.53% 0.38%
1999 15.15% -0.07%
1998 15.22% 0.40%
1997 14.82% 0.39%
1996 14.42% -0.41%
1995 14.84% -0.33%
1994 15.16% 0.28%
1993 14.89% 0.44%
1992 14.45% 0.67%
1991 13.78% 0.34%
1990 13.43% 0.34%