Electricity generated from coal collapsed by 23% and gas fell by 13%, compared with the same period a year earlier.

At the same time, solar generation increased by 13% and wind power output by 5%.

This allowed 17 EU countries to generate record shares of power from renewables. Greece and Romania both passed 50% renewables for the first time, while Denmark and Portugal both surpassed 75% renewables.

EU’s use of fossil fuels for electricity falls 17% to ‘record low’ in first half of 2023 - Carbon Brief