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Renewable energy accounts for 11.9% of electricity consumption

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Energy from renewable sources accounted for 11.9% of gross electricity consumption in Hungary in 2020, EU statistical agency Eurostat said earlier this week.

The share of renewables in electricity consumption in Hungary was up from 9.9% in 2019 and 7.1% in 2010. In 2020 renewable energy sources made up 37% of gross electricity consumption in the EU, up from 34% in 2019.

Hungary was second to last among EU members in 2020, with the share of renewables only lower in Malta at 9.5%.

The stake was 14.8% in the Czech Republic, 16.2% in Poland, 23.1% in Slovakia and 43.4% in Romania.

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