Overview Renewable energies such as biomass, hydropower, solar energy, photovoltaic energy and wind power are crucial to ensure sustainable supply that does not harm the environment. Over a quarter of Austria’s total power consumption comes from renewable energy sources, making Austria one of the best on the global stage. And bundled Austrian expertise in this area has also led to a shining track record in exports. The knowhow of Austrian companies, their expertise and their technological leadership all enjoy high international demand. What is more, the market for sustainable power from renewable energies is growing steadily.