29 Nov '11, 1pm

IEA warns against past mistakes for renewable energy deployment

The book, Deploying Renewables 2011: Best and Future Policy Practice , analyses the recent successes in renewable energy, which now accounts for almost a fifth of all electricity produced worldwide, and addresses how countries can best capitalise on that growth to realise a sustainable energy future. IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven says renewable energy deployment must be stepped up: "As the IEA’s analysis has shown, without an urgent and radical change of policy direction, the world will lock itself into an insecure, inefficient and high-carbon energy system. "Renewables already play a central role in fostering sustainability and energy security, and their significance will only grow in the coming decades. Against this backdrop, Deploying Renewables 2011 provides a major review of renewable energy markets and policies at this critical juncture." IEA says the g...

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