Energy Transition

Can Europe’s rush for renewables solve its energy crisis?

European countries have been accelerating their renewables since Russia's invasion of Ukraine sparked an energy crisis. Image: Unsplash / karsten_wuerth

Stefan Ellerbeck
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Europe’s green energy transition was already underway before the current energy crisis. renewables
Europe’s green energy transition was already underway before the current energy crisis. Image: IEA

What's the World Economic Forum doing about the transition to clean energy?

Charts showing the EU27 annual solar PV installed capacity from 2000-2022. energy crisis renewables
Research shows that the EU installed a record-breaking amount of solar capacity in 2022. Image: SolarPowerEurope

Graph showing the renewable electricity share in main case versus its targets. energy crisis
EU solar and wind capacity expansion is currently insufficient to reach 2030 targets. Image: IEA
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