Features and Analysis
The race against climate change and global warming is not a marathon. It is a sprint. And Areti Ntaradimou fears that we don’t have what it takes to cut the finish line on time.
The battery technology seems to be on track, with estimates of $156/kWh in 2019 dropping to $61/kWh by 2030 in Europe - IRENA.
“There’s a reality gap between the volume of renewables policymakers would like to see on the grid and the levels the current grid can actually handle.” And it seems like the policymakers in the US are trying hard to close that gap.
IRENA summarises the findings of a 4-day “Innovation Week” which focused on the decarbonisation of buildings, transport and industry sectors
Central components of the European Union’s ‘Fit for 55’ emission reduction package are increases in the renewable energy and energy efficiency targets.