New report shows that the United States can deliver 90 percent clean, carbon free electricity nationwide by 2035, dependably, at no extra cost to consumer bills and without the need for new fossil fuel plants.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released the Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019 report, which finds that renewable electricity costs have fallen sharply over the past decade, driven by improving technologies, economies of scale, increasingly competitive supply chains and growing developer experience.
Montpelier, VT, April 2, 2020 – The nonprofit Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) today launched the 100% Clean Energy Collaborative, a new initiative to provide critical information sharing and knowledge transfer among states that have established 100% clean energy goals for their electricity sectors. The rapid adoption of aggressive clean energy targets by states has been one of the most important energy and climate change policy developments of the past few years; 14 states plus the District of Columbia have now set such goals. The new Collaborative will create a forum for those states to cooperate on program development in order to speed progress towards achieving the states’ ambitious targets.
Renewable Swiss FinTech Pexapark, dedicated to providing advisory and enterprise software for the monitoring and management of renewables in open markets, announced it has released country-specific long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) price reports for renewables in the European market.
China tops the latest EY’s Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI) for the third time consecutively, with the US and Germany overtaking India, which falls from second to fourth position. The UK and the Netherlands are notable climbers (to positions seventh and ninth respectively), while Taiwan re-enters the bi-annual top 40 ranking.