Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Solar energy could dominate electricity by 2050: IEA

An electricity pylon is seen above a solar power plant which is under construction on a hill in WuhuLONDON (Reuters) – Solar energy could be the top source of electricity by 2050, aided by plummeting costs of the equipment to generate it, a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the West's energy watchdog, said on Monday. IEA Reports said solar photovoltaic (PV) systems could generate up to 16 percent of the world's electricity by 2050, while solar thermal electricity (STE) – from "concentrating" solar power plants – could provide a further 11 percent. …


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