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.
Data from 2014-2019 shows that only a third of the rise in Africa’s electricity demand was met with renewables, with two-thirds met by fossil gas.
New analysis shows that market forces, not Dutch legislation, is causing the demise of coal-fired power plants held by RWE and Uniper in the Netherlands.
Last year’s rise in aluminium production reflects the complexities of China’s recovery from the pandemic.
Rank of the top 25 countries by the total terawatt-hours (TWh) of coal-fired electricity they generated in 2020.
Plans for a full EU coal phase-out by 2030 are still half-formed, despite the growing momentum.