Renewable Energy...statistics...

by EDISS, Thursday, June 30, 2022, 11:00 (49 days ago)

We can all contribute to a better environment...look at these numbers...

Renewables are now 13% of global power generation...

In 1985, coal-fired power was 38% of global electricity generation. Hydro was 20%, nuclear, 15%; natural gas, 14%; and oil, a bit over 11%.

Three and a half decades later, coal is still king at 36%, and gas has increased to almost 23%. But every other major generation source of the mid-1980s has lost relative share — and more than gas alone can account for.

That is because renewable power (wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and small hydropower) has grown from 0.8% of the world’s electricity mix to 13%.

Renewables passed the 10% mark in 2019 and have added 0.8% of market share — the same amount that they accounted for globally in 1985! — on average annually since 2010.

You too can make a difference : SWITCH TO SOLAR!!!


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