Renewable energy capacity to expand 50% by 2024
Global supplies of renewable energy will expand by 50% over the next five years, an increase equivalent to the entire power capacity of the US, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has forecast.In a report released today, the IEA said that cost reductions and concerted government policy would see renewable-based power capacity grow by 1,200 gigawats between 2019 and 2024. Solar photovoltaic
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