IEA: renewables will be world’s second-largest energy source by 2018 (Wired UK)

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According to current trends renewable energy sources will collectively overtake gas as the world’s second-largest source of energy by the end of this decade

UtilityTree‘s insight:

Renewables — hydro, solar, geothermal, biofuel and wind — are the fastest-growing energy sector, and an estimated increase in generation capacity of 40 percent over the next five years will mean that by 2018 a quarter of all energy generated globally will come from one of these sources. The majority of that quarter — 17 percent — will come from hydropower.

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