Since 1998, The EurObserv’ER barometer measures the progress made by renewable energies in each sector and in each member State of the European Union in an as up-to-date way as possible (with figures less than 12 months old). EurObserv’ER produces a series of figure-backed indicators covering energetic, technological and economic dimensions.
Every two months one barometer dedicated to one particular renewable energy sector is published in the magazine Systèmes Solaires – le Journal des Énergies Renouvelables and in PDF version. Moreover, once a year an overview barometer gathered the main indicators published during the year and complete them with additionnal renewable sectors which has not been detailed.
The main objectives of our barometers are the following :
In 2021, renewable energies covered 21.8% of gross final energy consumption in the EU-27. The target set in the 2008 climate and energy package has thus been exceeded and we can only welcome this at a time when it is fashionable to cast doubt on the benefits of European integration.
This is all the more valid because in doing so, Europe has proved that it can come up with initiatives and coordination in a field, that of energy, despite being under the Member States’ remit…