01 Jul '13, 3pm

Brainstorming the role of renewable energy

Brainstorming the role of renewable energy

In Frankfurt for the Renewable Energy World Europe and Power-GEN Europe post-conference brainstorming last week, the extent to which renewable energy rests at the heart of Europe’s energy mix was brought sharply into focus. At this regular follow-up to our major international power conference a very lively debate illustrated just how far renewable energy has come, even in the last year. And, while this may not be reflected in the continued dramatic growth rates for renewable capacity that have been witnessed in previous years, it does appear to have reached critical mass in terms of recognition and acknowledgment. With a room full of - more or less - grizzled power engineers, many of whom have spent their entire careers in the conventional power business, it was all but unanimously agreed that renewable energy is and must be at the centre of the global energy transition – ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2013/07...

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