IEA: World added record renewable power capacity in 2021, despite cost and logistical challenges

Cecilia Keating
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Around 295GW of new renewable power capacity was brought online in 2021, according to the IEA
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Around 295GW of new renewable power capacity was brought online in 2021, according to the IEA

Energy body predicts another bumper year for renewables this year, but warns policies introduced in next six months will determine whether momentum can be maintained beyond 2022

Renewables are set for yet another year of record growth in 2022, with some 320GW of new capacity expected to be added around the world this year as governments take advantage of the climate and energy...

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