29 Sep '14, 8pm

How solar can become the world’s largest source of electricity via @grist

How solar can become the world’s largest source of electricity via @grist

Back in May, the (typically stodgy and conservative) International Energy Agency released its annual Energy Technology Perspectives report. It was focused on electricity. It began by noting that the carbon intensity of the global energy system has not declined substantially in the last 40 years or so. Despite all the hue and cry about climate and sustainability, our trajectory — more and more carbon, climate doom impending — refuses to budge. It then noted that the world’s energy system is becoming increasingly electrified. Electricity’s share of total global energy use has climbed from 9 percent in the ’70s to 17 percent today; depending on how things play out, that’s expected to rise to around 25 percent by 2050. (I would bet substantial money that even that is an underestimate.) That could be a good or a bad thing. If the carbon intensity of global electricity remains t...

Full article: http://grist.org/climate-energy/how-solar-can-provide-ove...

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