New analysis by Frost & Sullivan’s Energy and Environment team finds that declining project costs are driving investment towards renewables as the industry continues to transition to more decentralised and intelligent energy systems. “global solar investment to be higher than coal, gas and nuclear combined in 2017”
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2017 Global Status Report.
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It’s been very windy across Europe this week. So much so, in fact, that the high wind load on onshore and offshore wind turbines across much of the continent has helped set new wind power records. For starters, renewables generated more than half of Britain’s energy demand on Wednesday—for the first time ever. In fact, with offshore wind supplying 10 percent of the total demand, energy prices were knocked into the negative for the longest period on record. The UK is home to the world’s biggest wind farm, and the largest wind turbines, so it’s no surprise that this was an important factor in the country’s energy mix.
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