Austria Ranks Fifth in Share of Renewable Energy Sources

PeopleOther ♦ Published: December 21, 2020; 20:40 ♦ (Vindobona)

In a newly published report by the European statistics office Eurostat, Austria is one of the most environmental-friendly EU member countries with regard to energy sources. Austria ranks fifth in a statistics that gathers data about the share of renewable energy sources in the total gross energy consumption of a country.

Austria ranks fifth in the EU with its share of renewable energy sources. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Molgreen / CC BY-SA 3.0 (

In the EU, 19.7% of gross energy consumption came from renewable sources in the previous year.

This is shown by current data from the EU statistics office Eurostat. …