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The percentage of electricity that is generated domestically from low-carbon sources.

EU: 63.3% low-carbon power

63.3% of the electricity in EU is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by {{ source }} for the year {{ YEARS.getYear() }}. The primary low-carbon power source is Nuclear. Average emissions from electricity in EU is 246.3 to 255 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Countries/regions in EU

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czechia
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden

Significant changes of low-carbon power in EU

Years Change Main cause
1980 → 1985 29.6 → 42.5% Increase of Nuclear
1990 → 1997 43.9 → 47.2% Increase of Nuclear
2001 → 2003 47.4 → 44.8% Increase of Total

Low-carbon power in EU

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Power sources in EU

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Electrification of energy in EU

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