New analysis by energy think tank Ember reveals that, for the first time, solar panels generated a tenth of EU-27 electricity during their peak months of June and July this year.
Less than 1% unabated fossil fuels and at least 80% wind and solar in the power mix required to meet UK climate targets in National Grid’s new analysis.
Tapping into the huge potential for electricity efficiency improvements could help China enable coal phase out as the economy grows.
Data from Ember's Global Electricity Review reveals the top 15 countries for wind and solar globally in 2020.
The challenge of coal phase out in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Region shows the complexity of energy transition in China.
The IEA's net zero by 2050 roadmap makes clear that ambitious action in the short term is needed globally, including within China.
P4G members can take confidence from the IEA Net Zero report that 100% clean power is crucial for carbon neutrality.
Ukraine, Turkey and Western Balkan countries rank highly across pollutant types for coal power air pollution in Europe.
The IEA calls time on fossil fuels and demands a global switch to clean electricity by 2040. Wind and solar will power our way to a 1.5C world.
Europe’s fossil-fired electricity has returned to pre-Covid levels, driven by an increase in gas generation, despite resilient growth in wind and solar power.
Three key assumptions in the German government’s calculation lead to a systematic overvaluation of the compensation payments
Despite progress in the last 15 years, OECD countries will need to pick up the pace on electricity transition to reach zero-carbon power by 2035.