Energy Transition

5 things to know about renewables today

According to the IEA, global renewable energy capacity needs to be 80% higher than the current rate of growth by 2026 to meet 2050 targets. Image: UNSPLASH/Peter Beukema

Douglas Broom

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Additions of renewable power capacity are on track to set yet another annual record in 2021. Image: IEA

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Solar PV is currently the lead technology in the renewables race. Image: IEA

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Asian nations are expected to account for a third of global fuel production by 2026. Image: IEA

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Hydrogen projects look set to stimulate production from renewables in Europe. Image: IEA

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Private-sector investment is key to the development of renewable energy projects. Image: IEA
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