Share of renewable energy at 9.4% in Poland in 2010; EU average at 12.4%.

By bne IntelliNews June 19, 2012
Poland's energy from renewable sources is estimated to have contributed 9.4% of gross final energy consumption in the country in 2010, up from 8.9% in 2009 and compared to Poland's 2020 target of 20%, according to EU stats office Eurostat. In the entire European Union, the share of renewable energy in total consumption rose to 12.4% from 11.7%, respectively (vs. the target of 20% for 2020). The highest share of renewable energy in total consumption in 2010 was found in Sweden (47.9% of renewable energy sources in total consumption), Latvia (32.6%), Finland (32.2%), Austria (30.1%) and Portugal (24.6%) and the lowest in Malta (0.4%), Luxembourg (2.8%), the United Kingdom (3.2%) and the Netherlands (3.8%).

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