As climate change and the energy transition drive fundamental shifts in technology, industry, investment and regulatory policy, innovation and technology have never played a more important role. In this article, we discuss how climate change and the energy transition are driving these shifts, the technologies needed to meet net-zero and how this is reflected by patent filings in renewable energy field. We gather the perspectives of leaders and decision makers in the fields of energy, technology, business and government, presenting at the recent CERAWeek 2021 conference.
Wind and solar will provide 50% of global power by 2050, but this may still not be enough to meet the 2 degree climate change target.
The 2019 New Energy Outlook (NEO) report suggests that, in at least two thirds of the world, wind or solar already represents the least expensive option for adding new power-generating capacity.We discuss the report’s findings, and take look at what is being done here in the UK to meet the challenges posed by the report.
For years we have heard many reports discussing one of the most important issues of our time-Climate change. One obvious solution is the full change from fossil fuel based energy sources to renewable energy sources. In this blog we will explore trends in renewable energy consumption and generation, and whether renewable energy sources may overtake non-renewable sources in the future.