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Bulgaria has achieved its 2020 target for energy from renewable sources

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Bulgaria has achieved its 2020 target for energy from renewable sources

In 2017, the share of energy from renewable energy sources in gross final energy consumption in the EU reached 17.5% compared to 17% in 2016 and 8.5% in 2004, the first year for which data are available, due to statistics Eurostat statistics. The EU target is 20% of the energy in gross final energy consumption to be from renewable sources by 2020 and by 2030 it should represent 32%.

In 2017, this share in Bulgaria was 18.7%, with the national target for 2020 being 16% (each Member State has different national targets). As early as 2014, the share of energy from renewable energy sources in gross final energy consumption in Bulgaria reached 18%.