25 Mar '15, 3pm

The Renewable Electricity Grid: The Future Is Now

This has all changed. Prices for inputs — particularly for solar photovoltaic panels and wind turbines — have come down so far that renewable power is now cost-competitive with conventional generation in some regions. As of 2014, 144 countries had established national plans to expand renewable energy, and almost hundred had set specific targets and incentives. And as a new report from the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) makes clear , with the right combination of new policies and investments, countries can integrate unprecedented shares of variable renewable energy into their grids without compromising adequacy, reliability or affordability. “Renewables are no longer a marginal business,” said Anita Marangoly George , senior director of the World Bank’s Energy and Extractives Global Practice. “We are talking about levels of energy that can ...

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