Green growth hits record heights as costs fall 23%

Global renewable capacity grew by record levels in 2016, at a 23% lower cost than the previous year. That’s according to new research published by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The report shows 138.5GW of new wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, small hydro and marine power was installed, an 8% increase from the 127.5GW of new capacity […]

Global wind power capacity ‘to more than double by 2020’

China is set to lead the global wind power capacity market, which is expected to more than double by the end of the decade, a new report claims. Wind power capacity will rise from 319.6GW at the end of last year to 678.5GW by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. Its report claims […]