There are some problems clean energy from wind and sun cannot solve. Two new studies provide a roadmap of the challenges ahead.
Reports from UK’s National Infrastructure Commission and Committee on Climate Change examine energy futures
Researchers decipher US electricity generation data from last 15 years
In the words of Rana Adib of REN21, "when it comes to heating, cooling and transport, we are coasting along as if we had all the time in the world"
Opinions vary on the prospects of near-100% renewable power by 2050
Renewables are booming across Asia, but there are variations in pace and rival options also play a role
The good news is that renewables now supply nearly 30% of UK electricity. Yet the wider investment picture looks grim
Innovative solutions to boost renewable energy
The “desert solar” idea has been around for some time but some see it as neo-colonial
Using electric vehicles as mobile power storage could ease large-scale deployment of renewables across energy grid