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Renewable energy production in Europe and Central Asia 2004 (heat production and electricity generation)
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Hydropower, generation of electricity from dams in rivers, represents the majority of the energy produced, so far, with waste incineration - both from municipal and industrial sources, as a distant second. Other energy sources, such as biomass, windpower and solar power represents a very little share of the renewable energy produced so far. Energy consumption has been increasing in the region, since the 1990s, and with it the emissions of greenhouse gases - as one of the primary energy sources. The share of renewable energy is not expected to increase significantly, for the upcoming decades.