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Green Power Beats Fossil Fuels for First Time in Europe

  • As energy demand slumped, solar and wind generation grew
  • The EU will need to ramp up renewables to hit climate goals
Tower Men Climb a Tower Near a Wind Turbine
Photographer: Ariana Lindquist
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Renewable power for the first time contributed a bigger share in the European generation mix than fossil fuels as the fallout from the pandemic cut energy demand.