REN21 has released its latest report on the feasibility and challenges of achieving a 100% renewable energy future. Renewables Global Futures Report: Great debates towards 100% Renewable Energy, analyses the views of 114 renowned energy experts from every region of the world, interviewed over the course of 2016. The results are clustered as “12 Great Debates”: 100% Renewables: A logical consequence of the Paris Agreement? Global Energy Demand Development: Efficiency on a global level? Renewable Power Generation: The winner takes all? The Future of Heating: Thermal or electrical applications? Renewables for Transport: Electrification versus biofuels? Interconnection of Sectors: System thinking required Storage: Supporter or competitor of the power grid? Technology versus Costs: Which should come first? Scaling-up Investments and Work Force: 100% renewables for socio-economic change Utilities of the Future: What will they look like? Mega Cites: Mega possibilities Energy Access Enabled Through Renewables: How to speed up connections? To download the full report, infographics and press release head to the Renewables Global Futures Report page.
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REN21’s 2016 Annual Report is now available online. The report summarises REN21’s activities throughout 2016, including our latest publications, activities, and 2015 accounts. The report also outlines what REN21 will do in 2017, including the co-hosting of MEXIREC in Mexico City, 11-13 September, 2017. Mark your calendars! REN21 Annual Report 2016 is available here.