Category: Renewable energy

The carbon bubble and investment risk – getting capital costs ‘right’ in Europe’s electricity sector transition

The mitigation of climate change and limiting global temperature rise to ‘well below 2°C’ are key priorities for EU and its member countries. Part of the transformation required to meet these goals will be...

Exploring public acceptance of renewable energy in Kenya

Kenya, in common with many developing countries, is attempting to grow its economy against a backdrop of international agreements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Under 2015’s Paris Agreement the Kenyan Government committed to reduce...

Is the IEA still underestimating the potential of photovoltaics?

Photovoltaics (PV) has become the cheapest source of electricity in many countries. Is it likely that the impressive growth observed over the last decade – every two years, capacity roughly doubled – will be...