In 2012, total energy consumption decreased by 3.4%, making it the lowest since 2003. Energy consumption reached its peak in 2008. The share of liquid fuels was highest, followed by nuclear energy, solid fuels, renewable energy sources and gaseous fuels. In 2012, only the share of renewable energy sources increased, while the average annual growth of other fuels declined. Total energy consumption growth in Slovenia after 2000 exceeded that of the EU-27.