Renewable Energy: Renewable energy sources are growing quickly and will play a vital role in tackling climate change

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    Ritchie, Hannah [Author]
    Roser, Max [Author]
    Abelskamp, D J [Author]

    Publisher Our World in Data
    Year of publication 2024 January

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    Economics & commerce > Data & reviews
    Climate, environment and development > Renewable energy policy and economics


    Renewable energy

    Scope & contentRenewable energy will play a key role in the decarbonization of our energy systems in the coming decades. But how rapidly is our production of renewable energy changing? What technologies look most promising in transforming our energy mix?

    In this article we look at the data on renewable energy technologies across the world; what share of energy they account for today, and how quickly this is changing.

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