Wood remains EU's biggest renewable source

Almost half of renewable energy consumed in the EU in 2010 came from burning wood and wood waste, according to figures highlighted by Eurostat on Thursday

Almost half of renewable energy consumed in the EU in 2010 came from burning wood and wood waste, making it Europe’s biggest source of green energy, according to figures highlighted by statistics agency Eurostat on Thursday.

But the share of the renewable energy mix occupied by wood is on a downward trajectory, the agency pointed out in an analysis on renewables earlier this month.

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