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Portugal ranks 6th EU country for renewable energy


Portugal ranks 6th EU country for renewable energy - portugal news
Portugal ranks 6th EU country for renewable energy - Portugal Business News






Portugal renewable energy news - Portugal ranks 6th EU country using the highest share of renewable energy according to Eurostat. Here are the Top 10 EU countries with the highest share of renewable energy:

 

In 2022, renewable energy represented 23.0% of energy consumed in the EU and the objective of the European Green Deal is to become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050. The use of renewable energy has many potential benefits, including a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, the diversification of energy supplies and a reduced dependency on fossil fuel markets.

 


Here are the Top 10 EU countries with the highest share of renewable energy:


ere are the Top 10 EU countries with the highest share of renewable energy - portugal news
Here are the Top 10 EU countries with the highest share of renewable energy - Portugal Business News


No 1 – Sweden


Sweden ranks No 1 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy with a total of 66% compared to the EU average of 23%. Sweden leads among EU countries, with 66.0 % of its gross final energy consumption in 2022 derived from renewable sources. Sweden’s energy mix included hydro, wind, solid and liquid biofuels, as well as heat pumps.

 

 

No 2 – Finland


Finland ranks No 2 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy with a total of 47.9% compared to the EU average of 23%.

 

 

No 3 – Latvia


Latvia ranks No 3 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy with a total of 43.3% compared to the EU average of 23%.

 

 

No 4 – Denmark


Denmark ranks No 4 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy with a total of 41.6% compared to the EU average of 23%.

 

 

No 5 – Estonia


Estonia ranks No 5 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy with a total of 38.5% compared to the EU average of 23%.

 

 

No 6 – Portugal


Portugal ranks No 6 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy with a total of 34.7% compared to the EU average of 23%. Portugal’s energy mix in 2022 comprised of solid biofuels, wind, hydro and heat pumps.

 

It is to be noted that Portugal’s share of energy from renewable sources as a percentage of gross electricity consumption in 2022 was 61% compared to the EU average of 40%.

 

 

No 7 – Austria


Austria ranks No 7 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy with a total of 33.8% compared to the EU average of 23%.

 

 

No 8 – Lithuania


Lithuania ranks No 8 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy.

 

 

No 9 – Croatia


Croatia ranks No 9 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy.

 

 

No 10 – Romania


Romania ranks No 10 EU country using the highest share of renewable energy in 2022.





 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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