European Environment Agency report solar and and wind is reducing fossil fuel dependency but clean energy capacity still not growing fast enough

A surge in the use of wind and solar energy helped Europe to cut its fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by about 10% in 2015, an authoritative new report has found.

Energy use from renewables rose to 16.7% of Europe’s total, up from 15% in 2013, and accounted for 77% of the continent’s new power capacity.

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Source: Guardian Climate Change