Author: Joshua S Hill

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War on Science: Despite denier talking points, solar and wind are MUCH cheap than oil, coal and gas

A new report published this week by the International Renewable Energy Agency has found that 77% of onshore wind projects and 83% of utility-scale solar PV projects set to be commissioned in 2020 will be cheaper than the lowest fossil fuel-fired generation prices. The news has been heralded across the internet as a death-blow for […]

June 3rd

Where does YOUR city score in the CDP climate change ranking?

A total of 43 cities — including Barcelona, London, Paris, Cape Town, and Hong Kong — populate a new “A List” ranking cities’ action to cut emissions and set climate strategies published this week by environmental impact non-profit CDP to celebrate the start of EU Green Week. CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) published its new […]

May 14th

We could hit renewable energy targets with just $300 billion/year (comparable to present investment in oil & gas)

Dutch bank ING’s global economists and strategists department published a new report on Wednesday, which outlines the necessary investment for a 64% reduction in global energy-related CO2 emissions by 2050. The latest report follows on from a survey conducted by ING at the end of 2018 which asked whether technology could provide the answer to […]

May 3rd

… But China’s solar industry could be subsidy-free in 2 years

China’s solar industry is expected to transition towards a subsidy-free market which could begin as early as 2021, according to a new analysis of China’s solar industry published by Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory. By Joshua S Hill Cleantechnica The Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory (AECEA) published its new analysis last week, analyzing […]

April 19th

IRENA has a roadmap to 86% renewable energy by 2050 (through electrification)

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published a new report this week which charts pathways to further accelerate a transformation of the global energy mix by intensifying electrification to the point that renewable energy can provide 86% of global power demand. By Joshua S Hill Cleantechnica The new IRENA report, Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to […]

April 10th