08 Nov '17, 1pm

100% Renewable Electricity to Power the World by 2050? It's Happening, Study Says

If you think a world powered by 100 percent renewable electricity —and significantly cheaper than today's—is an impossible dream, there's a surprise in store for you. A new study says it's already in the making. A global transition to 100 percent renewable electricity, far from being a long-term vision, is happening now, the study says. It is the work of Finland's Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and the Energy Watch Group (EWG), and was published at the UN climate change conference, COP23 , which is meeting here. The authors say a global electricity system based entirely on renewable energy will soon be feasible day in, day out, at every moment throughout the year, and would be more cost-effective than the existing system, based largely on fossil fuels and nuclear energy. Current renewable energy potential and technologies, crucially including storage to guaran...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/100-renewable-electricity-250775...

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