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Share of renewables in transport decreased in 2021

In 2021, the share of renewable sources in transport reached 9.1% at EU level, a 1.2% decreased compared with 2020. The target set for 2030 by the EU directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources is 14%.

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22% of energy consumed in 2021 came from renewables

The share of gross final energy consumption from renewable sources at EU level reached 21.8% in 2021. Compared with 2020, this was a 0.3 percentage points (pp) decrease and the first decrease ever recorded.

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New reports highlight 3rd quarter impact of gas supply cuts

Russia’s weaponisation of its gas exports to Europe was the dominant element on EU gas markets from July to September 2022. Significant increases were registered across the EU electricity market with price levels reaching new unprecedented highs in Q3 2022.