Progressive state and regional governments are moving faster than the rest of the world on decarbonising their electricity systems, according to new analysis released today by climate NGOs which reveals 75 states and regions now get almost half their power from renewables. The Global States and Regions Annual Disclosure report from CDP and The Climate Group sets out the progress made by 124 state and regional governments – representing 20 per cent of the global economy – in ramping up renewable electricity in their jurisdictions. It found that 75 are already powering their grid with 45 per cent renewable electricity, compared to the global renewables supply average of 25 per cent. Seven states and regions are already up to 100 per cent renewable power.
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