Renewables Can’t Keep Up with the Growth in Coal Use Worldwide
An International Energy Agency report calls for more research, carbon price, to help renewables compete.
“In 2011, the last year data has been published, China built as many coal plants as there are in Texas and Ohio combined, even as it led the world in wind deployment,” says Stepp. “Even China, with its seemingly endless government budgets is still implementing fossil fuels because it’s cheap and high-performing.”
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