03 Dec '17, 2pm

POWER SHIFT: New Report on International Coal vs. RE Finance - Natural Resources Defense Council

POWER SHIFT: New Report on International Coal vs. RE Finance - Natural Resources Defense Council

Renewable energy is taking the globe by storm, becoming competitive with and sometimes even cheaper than coal power. According to a 2016 report by the International Renewable Energy Agency, prices for solar PV modules and wind turbines have fallen roughly 80 percent and 30 to 40 percent respectively since 2009, thanks to technology improvements and economies of scale by the countries that have invested heavily and installed large amounts of solar and wind capacity, such as China, Germany and the U.S. Given the climate challenge the planet is facing, this shift is a crucial step in reducing global emissions and providing countries with access to clean energy. Many G20 countries are leading this transition. China invested $366 billion in renewable energy domestically from 2013 to 2016, 30 percent of the global total, followed by the United States (18 percent), Japan (12 perc...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/han-chen/power-shift-new-rep...

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