Germany, Spain and UK to foster green Europe transition, while coal-based generation faces darkness in the Covid-19 standstill, says GlobalData

19 August 2020 (Last Updated August 19th, 2020 11:23)

The Covid-19 pandemic drew the curtains over the coal-based generation. Countries such as Germany, Spain and the UK saw the most decline in electricity demand and marshalled other countries in the expansion of power generation from renewable sources. The year-on-year generation from wind and solar PV in the EU countries is expected to be 10%-15% higher in 2020, clearly highlighting the boost these sectors have had amid the pandemic.

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