New paper says hydrogen produced using renewable electricity “already cost competitive” in niche applications, adding it’s likely to match industrial-scale alternatives in about a decade.
IEA reoprt says final investment decisions for coal power plants fell by 18% in 2017, to just a third of 2010 levels. And in India, investment in renewable power beat investment in fossil fuels for the first time.
An extra $460bn per year needs to be invested on the low-carbon economy globally over the next 12 years to limit global warming to 1.5C, a new paper says.
The deployment of renewables and electric vehicles is expected to skyrocket as the world strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
China has unveiled some details of its much-anticipated emissions trading scheme, confirming its move to a national carbon market after several years of regional pilots projects.
The world’s renewable electricity capacity is set to rise sharply over the next five years, the IEA says, expanding 43% on today’s levels.
World’s first floating windfarm is being installed near Peterhead in Scotland. Will they be able to compete against fixed offshore wind turbines or other sources of energy?
Falling costs allowed the world to add record new renewable capacity even as investment fell, according to a new report.