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Event Brussels
30 January 2018 09:00 - 11:00h

Energy transition in the power sector in Europe: state of affairs in 2017

A review of developments in 2017 and an outlook on 2018

How much power did renewable energies produce in 2017? How did greenhouse gas emissions develop last year? Did consumers in 2017 use more or less electricity than in 2016?

For the third consecutive year, Agora Energiewende and Sandbag have joined forces to develop a report on the state of the energy transition in the power sector in Europe. This annual review of key developments uses recent statistical data to identify major developments in the European power sector by way of accessible charts and graphs. Key topics of the publication include power generation, power consumption, CO2 emissions, and electricity prices. This serves as background to reflect on

  • Where are we coming from?
  • Where do we stand today?
  • What to look out for in 2018?

The launch event started with a presentation of key findings from the new report followed by a moderated discussion featuring expert comments. The moderated discussion seeked to place the report in context of the ongoing reform of the EU climate and energy acquis.

The slides as well as the full analysis may be found in the media section below.


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Energy transition in the power sector in Europe: state of affairs in 2017

Residence Palace
Room: “Maelbeek” Room (Ground Floor)
155 Rue de la Loi
1040 Brussels

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