Annex VII of the RES Directive defines the calculation for the RES contribution for heating.
ERES = Qusable * (1 – 1/SPF)
Eurostat is publishing the most recent value for eta on its website (click on this link to get the Eurostat table with the full calculation).
The guidelines for the calculation method in full detail can be found here (click on this link).
The EurObserv’ER ‘The State of Renewable Energies in Europe’ features renewable energy technology in all 27 European Union Member States, the European Union renewable energy shares, including employment, turnover and highlights of seven EU regions successfully attracting investments in renewable energy.
The bi-lingual report ‘The State of Renewable Energies in Europe’ is available for free download here (PDF, English/French, 137 pages, 6.2 MB)
Key data for the European Union (EU-28):
- Renewable energy share of gross final energy consumption: 16.7% in 2015 (12.4% in 2010)
- Renewable energy based employment: 1.139 million people in 2015 (0.91 million in 2009)
- Renewable energy generated economic turnover: 153 billion euro (120 billion euro in 2009)
Source: THE STATE OF RENEWABLE ENERGIES IN EUROPE
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - EDITION 2016 16th EurObserv’ER Report