Fossil fuel power generation in Europe declined by a record 19% in 2023, according to data from think-tank Ember, as the continent shifts towards renewables.

Gas-fired electricity production fell by 15% and coal electricity production dropped by 26%, while renewable energy combined rose to a record 44% share of power, with wind power production accounting for 18% and surpassing gas plants in Europe for the first time.

Europe is increasing its renewable electricity generation to reduce dependence on Russian fuels and achieve its net-zero emissions goal by 2050.

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