Is smaller better? Large scale green tech 'not the best way' to reach net zero, study finds

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Smaller green technologies were found to be cheaper and more scalable for decarbonisation | Credit: Lime
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Smaller green technologies were found to be cheaper and more scalable for decarbonisation | Credit: Lime

Nuclear plants, CCS, and whole-building retrofits should not be prioritised over smaller cheaper alternatives, study argues, while acknowledging small scale technologies do not offer a panacea

Low carbon technologies that are relatively small in scale, more affordable, and can be mass deployed, are more likely to enable a faster transition to net zero emissions than high cost mega-projects,...

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