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IEA: Renewable electricity set to grow 40% globally by 2022

workers in a solar panel assembly factory
Workers in a solar panel assembly factory, Solar Valley, Dezhou, China., 2013. Credit: Cultura Creative (RF)/Alamy Stock Photo.

The world’s renewable electricity capacity is set to rise sharply over the next five years, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says, expanding 43% on today’s levels

October 4, 2017 — The forecast – a significant upwards revision of the IEA’s renewables projections last year – is largely driven by increasing expansion of solar energy in China and India, says the Paris-based organisation. Continue reading IEA: Renewable electricity set to grow 40% globally by 2022