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Renewables grew at the fastest rate in two decades last year, IEA says

Axios’ Ben Geman reports that last year renewables grew at the fastest rate in two decades.

The C3 Take
  • The data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) has found that renewables grew at the fastest rate in two decades last year, despite the pandemic.
  • New renewable energy capacity jumped to almost 280 gigawatts last year and is projected to continue to grow in the coming years.
  • Markets are delivering the solutions necessary to reduce emissions.

“The agency’s latest data shows that new capacity additions surged to almost 280 gigawatts last year despite the pandemic.”

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