China recently emerged as the new global champion of solar energy. Earlier this month, its grand vision of a low-carbon future and colossal efforts to meet those targets made headlines the world over. Though it continues to build coal-fired power plants at a rapid clip, by 2020, Chinese government plans call for meeting 27% of the country’s total power output through renewable energy. By 2050, the economic giant wants to take that figure up to 80%. But China is not the only country marching toward a green future. In 2017 watch out for these five emerging economies quietly surging ahead of the pack towards clean energy. (I have omitted India from the list on purpose. Its progress merits a separate full-length post). The five countries are: Chile; Kenya; Brazil; Taiwan; Egypt.
Forbes 22nd Dec 2016 read more »