A NEW report from the European Environment Agency has tried to explain why there is indeed a wide gulf between Member States' performance on renewables; for instance, Britain has more wind than Germany, but significantly less wind power electricity generation and Greece has failed to develop solar panels as quickly as fellow southern Mediterranean EU Member State Spain.

Top EU renewable performers for 1993-9 highlighted in the report included:

*Germany and Spain, who contributed 78 per cent of new EU output from ...

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