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Nuclear Power

Belgium’s coalition federal government, led by De Croo, signed an agreement on 30 September 2020 reaffirming its policy to phase out nuclear power in the country by 2025. Under the plan, Doel 3 and Tihange 2 will be shut down in 2022 and 2023, respectively. The newer Doel 4 and Tihange 3 will be shut down by 2025.

Hydro Power

The total hydropower capacity in Belgium increased from 2009 to 2014, peaking at nearly 1,431 megawatts. From 2014 to 2020, the total hydropower capacity decreased to approximately 1,417 megawatts in 2020.

Wind Power

By year-end 2019 Belgium had 3,879 MW installed capacity of wind power, 2,323 MW of which were land-based and 1,556 MW of offshore wind power producing a total of 8,120 GWh of electricity generation. The percentage of electricity demand met by wind grew to about 9.5% by end of 2019.

Solar Power

Solar power in Belgium reached an installed capacity of 4,254 MW of power generating 3,563 GWh of electricity in 2018.

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