While the number of people without electricity has dropped, experts predict that more than 600 million will still lack power in 2030. Nine out of 10 of them will live in sub-Saharan Africa.
The levelized cost of electricity, or LCOE, is an often-misused measure of electricity generation costs. It is the average cost of producing a unit of electricity during a generating plant’s lifetime. Because of its simplicity and visual appeal, LCOE makes frequent appearances in the media. It is sometimes used to argue that investors or...
Decisions from utility commissions across the country suggest natural gas' time as a "bridge fuel" may be short—renewables are already often preferred and cheaper.
Millions of Indians still lack power, despite significant increases in electrification in recent years. Rooftop solar is a promising solution for the country's many rural health centers.
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Nevada's new measure to strengthen its Clean Electricity Standard is the latest in a series of legislative moves to drive the transition to low-carbon energy in the United States. That makes it a good time to review the newest research and consider whether such standards are good policy.
This visualization shows key findings from a new WRI report, Shifting Currents: Opportunities For Low-Carbon Electric Cities In The Global South, that highlights which cities are ripe to electrify and which should prioritize a different path to decarbonization.
105 cities with populations over 1 million should begin to switch their vehicles, stoves, and furnaces to electric-powered alternatives.