Progress

Clean energy has a tipping point, and 87 countries have reached it

Tom Randall – Bloomberg Green, 10/18/22

How fast is the world switching to renewables? 87 countries now draw at least 5% of their electricity from renewables. The U.S hit 5% in 2011 and surged past 20% renewable electricity last year. Bloomberg Green has identified tipping points for 10 clean-energy technologies, and analyzed which countries have crossed these thresholds and how quickly their markets have expanded once they were reached.

 

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America’s renewable energy sources produced more electricity than coal every day for 40 days straight

Jason Murdock – Newsweek, 5/5/20

Renewable sources including solar, wind and hydropower generated more electricity than coal-based plants every single day in April, a new report says.¬†Analysis based on data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), said the finding marks a major “milestone” in an energy transition that is now underway…

 

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