Environmental Data Compendium
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More renewable heat and electricity used

The share of renewable energy in total energy consumption increased from 5.8 percent in 2015 to 6.0 percent in 2016. According to the EU Renewable Energy Directive, the Dutch share for 2020 is set at 14%.  

 

Three trends are visible:

  • More renewable heat and electricity used
  • More heat generated in waste incineration plants
  • More consumption of renewable electricity

Renewable energy use, 1990-2016

 

 

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