In a recent article, they reported that renewable energy accounted for 14% of gross final energy consumption in the EU. This is up from 12.9% in 2011. As the article said,
“Renewable energy employment, economic activity and investment indicators didn’t fare as well, however, reflective of ongoing fiscal and economic problems that have caused EU renewable energy leading nations to cut back on subsidies and incentives, or eliminate them completely.”
As reported by the EurObserv’ER’s latest report, those who are employed in the renewable energy sector came to 1.22 million euros in 2012. This was down from 1.27 million in 2011.
For the full report, read the article here.