Sydney Sets 100% Renewables Target For 2030

The city of Sydney has set an ambitious target of meeting 100 percent of its energy demands from renewable energy sources. “With our energy supply contract set to expire at the end of this year, we’re diving head first into Sydney’s renewable future by increasing our renewable electricity target from 50% to 100%,” a statement […]

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China’s Target of 20% Renewables by 2030, Considerably Harder

Tripling the share of non-fossil fuels will require a major overhaul of China’s recalcitrant power sector and the full deployment of a fledgling emissions trading system, they said in the journal Nature Communications.  China can easily meet its Paris climate pledge to peak its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, but sourcing 20 percent of its energy […]

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Spain Amends Renewable Energy Targets to 74% By 2030

The Spanish government has raised the RE target for the country to 74% by 2030, taking the expected installed capacity in the electricity sector to 157 GW. Pointing to the far more favourable conditions and constituency for renewable energy in Spain, as compared to say, the US, the Spanish Council of Ministers has approved the […]

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India Can Achieve 30% of Variable Renewable Energy Generation by 2030 At No Extra Cost: ETC India Report

Potential to reach 45% zero-carbon generation, including hydro and nuclear, while more than doubling electricity consumption and not raising consumer costs. A reliable, economically competitive and environmentally sustainable electricity system is the cornerstone of modern society. With an aim to accelerate India’s transition to renewables while moving towards a cleaner and cost-effective electricity system, The […]

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