Change in fuel mix in EU industry
Increasing share of electricity, biomass and heat in the energy mix of industry (+11 points since 2000)
- In 2000, natural gas was the main energy used in industry (34%). However, electricity has now overpassed natural gas in industry consumption (32% for electricity, 31% for natural gas).
- The shares of oil and coal have been decreasing since 2000 (-6.5 points and -2.3 points respectively).
- Rather, the shares of heat and renewables have been increasing (+2.4 points and +4.4 points respectively).
Change in fuel mix in industry (EU)