Friday, 4 May 2018

IEA criticises slow progress on global energy goals

Rapidly falling costs allow solar and wind to compete with conventional power sources in multiple regions. Rapidly falling costs allow solar and wind to compete with conventional power sources in multiple regions.

The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). “Real progress” is, however, being made on electrification in some of the least developed countries, and industrial energy efficiency while renewable energy is noted to make “impressive gains in the electricity sector.”

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