IRENA reports renewable energy now accounts for a third of global power capacity


Altered Energy – Alternative Energy news

In 2018, 171 GW of renewable energy capacity was added globally, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Of this annual increase of 7.9%, solar and wind energy accounted for 84% of the growth. Thanks to this increase, a third of global power capacity is now based on renewable energy, IRENA says.  

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