Change in fuel mix in EU industry

Increasing share of electricity, renewables and heat in the energy mix of industry.

  • Electricity has the highest share in industry consumption (34% in 2021), closely followed by gas (33% in 2021). The share of gas has roughly remained constant (33% in 2000) and the share of electricity has increased by 3 points since 2000.
  • The shares of oil and coal have been decreasing since 2000 (-6.8 points and -4.2 points respectively).
  • The shares of biomass and heat have been increasing (+5.7 points and +2.4 points respectively).

Change in fuel mix in industry (EU)