The European Power Sector in 2020

Up-to-Date Analysis of the Electricity Transition

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The power sector plays a leading role in the decarbonisation of Europe, so it is crucial to track the progress of the electricity transition as accurately and timely as possible.

For the fifth year in a row, Ember and Agora Energiewende have joined forces to provide a current snapshot of the European electricity sector transition. Key topics addressed in this report include renewables growth, conventional power generation, electricity consumption and CO₂ emissions.

We provide our best assessment of 2020 electricity consumption, generation and emissions intensities by country. This data is available for download to allow others to perform up-to-date analyses.

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    Christian Redl, Fabian Hein, Matthias Buck, Dr. Patrick Graichen, Dave Jones (Ember)

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    Agora Energiewende and Ember (2021): The European Power Sector in 2020: Up-to-Date Analysis on the Electricity Transition

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