Last update November 2021
EU refers to the EU27
Change in fuel mix in EU industry
Increasing share of electricity, renewables and heat in the energy mix of industry.
- Natural gas has the highest share in industry consumption (32% in 2019), closely followed by electricity (31%). The share of gas has slightly decreased (33% in 2000) and the share of electricity has increased (27.5% in 2000).
- The shares of oil and coal have been decreasing since 2000 (-6.4 points and -4 points respectively).
- The shares of biomass and heat have been increasing (+4.9 points and +2.8 points respectively).