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100% renewable energy is only a matter of political will

Three years after the Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear disaster, the Global100RE Ambassadors are highlighting the need to refrain from using hazardous nuclear and fossil energy sources and instead shift towards 100% renewable energy. Ambassadors of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign Bill McKibben, David Suzuki, Hans-Josef Fell, Jeremy Leggett, and Ulrich Kelber call on policy makers …

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Germany: Rhineland-Palatinate aims at 100% renewable electricity by 2030

With a goal to supply 100% of its electricity demand from renewables by 2030, the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate is at the forefront of the expansion of renewable energies (RE) both in Germany and in Europe. This ambitious energy target poses new demands both on the corresponding expansion and restructuring of the distribution …

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Levelized Cost of Electricity- Renewable Energy Technologies

The study compares the present costs for conversion of different energy forms into electricity and gives a prognosis for the further cost development up to 2030. The scientists in Freiburg analyze both the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) from renewables as well as from conventional energy technologies. They present comparative figures for new power …

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