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Despite Covid-Driven Economic Slowdown, Renewable Energy to Hit New Record in 2020

On Nov 13, 2020
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Almost 90% of new electricity generation in 2020 will be from renewables, with just 10% powered by gas and coal, according to a new report from @IEA. The trend puts green electricity on track to become the largest power source in 2025, displacing coal. https://t.co/NkyYnECY2R https://t.co/lG0B6RC8lK
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Global renewable electricity installation will hit a record level in 2020, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), in sharp contrast with the declines caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the fossil fuel sectors. Growing acceptance of the need to tackle the climate crisis by ...

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On Nov 13, 2020
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Almost 90% of new electricity generation in 2020 will be from renewables, with just 10% powered by gas and coal, according to a new report from @IEA. The trend puts green electricity on track to become the largest power source in 2025, displacing coal. https://t.co/NkyYnECY2R https://t.co/lG0B6RC8lK
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Despite Covid-Driven Economic Slowdown, Renewable Energy to Hit New Record in 2020

Despite Covid-Driven Economic Slowdown, Renewable Energy to Hit New Record in 2020

Global renewable electricity installation will hit a record level in 2020, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), in sharp contrast with the declines caused by the coronavirus ...

Renewable energy defies Covid-19 to hit record growth in 2020

Renewable energy defies Covid-19 to hit record growth in 2020

International Energy Agency expects green electricity to end coal’s 50-year reign by 2025

How is the Coronavirus Pandemic Affecting the Renewable Energy Industry?

How is the Coronavirus Pandemic Affecting the Renewable Energy Industry?

As countries try to contain viral spread by restricting travel and social interaction, cities have seen all-time lows in air pollution levels and researchers are reporting the sharpest ...

Is the COVID-19 pandemic good news or bad news for renewable energy?

Is the COVID-19 pandemic good news or bad news for renewable energy?

More than 594,000 in the sector unemployed, but positive signs remain

IEA: Wind and solar capacity will overtake both gas and coal globally by 2024

IEA: Wind and solar capacity will overtake both gas and coal globally by 2024

Wind and solar capacity will double over the next five years globally and exceed that of both gas and coal, according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report.

IEA Sees Global Solar and Wind Capacity Doubling, Outstripping Gas and Coal by 2025

IEA Sees Global Solar and Wind Capacity Doubling, Outstripping Gas and Coal by 2025

Global solar and wind capacity is on track to double over the next five years and outstrip both coal and gas, after continuing to surge in spite of the economic crisis brought on by the ...

Renewable energy is booming. But it's not growing fast enough to fight climate change

Renewable energy is booming. But it's not growing fast enough to fight climate change

Nearly a third of the Earth's electricity will come from renewables by 2024, according to the International Energy Agency.

Community and Environmental Organizations Push Michigan Public Service Commission to Reject DTE’s Long-Term Energy Plan

Community and Environmental Organizations Push Michigan Public Service Commission to Reject DTE’s Long-Term Energy Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. and LANSING, MI – Environmental and community organizations today are calling for Michigan’s Public Service Commission to reject the proposed long-term energy plan from DTE ...

Powering Asia

Powering Asia

Energy is essential for advancing economic activity and quality of life, but obtaining most of our energy from fossil fuels is no longer sustainable. Pollution is spreading like a plague, ...

Solar smashes UK record as $100tn ‘green recovery’ outlined by IRENA

Solar smashes UK record as $100tn ‘green recovery’ outlined by IRENA

Renewables continue to shore up the positive news sections of websites everywhere. Underneath the slew of COVID-19 stories across all the news outlets, there’s a good news story that just ...

Why green is good as the world struggles to recover from Covid-19

Why green is good as the world struggles to recover from Covid-19

As Covid-19 forced countries around the world into lockdown, grounding airlines and closing factories, global energy consumption plummeted. Demand dropped by 3.8% in the first quarter, ...

3 new IEA reports provide fresh insights into Southeast Asia’s energy future

3 new IEA reports provide fresh insights into Southeast Asia’s energy future

Highlighting deepening IEA engagement with key Southeast Asian countries, new studies examine the region’s energy outlook, its integration of renewables and the future of cooling

Puerto Rico plots out total switch to green energy by 2050

Puerto Rico plots out total switch to green energy by 2050

Recovery efforts are bolstering the island's fossil fuel-free ambitions.

Solar, Renewables, Energy Transformation Reshaping the Geopolitical Landscape

Solar, Renewables, Energy Transformation Reshaping the Geopolitical Landscape

#Interview | Three leading experts share their views re how the energy transformation is influencing or reshaping the geopolitics of energy.

How renewable energy could emerge on top after the pandemic

How renewable energy could emerge on top after the pandemic

Analysts say renewables’ economic advantage will only increase in the long term.