November 21 Energy News



¶ “At least 40% of the world’s power will come from renewable sources by 2040” • With falling costs of solar and wind power, the International Energy Agency predicts that renewable energy will provide approximately 40% of global power generation by 2040. Renewables worldwide are set to grow faster than any other source. [Business Insider UK]

Abengoa solar plant (Photo: Reuters | Marcelo del Pozo)

¶ “The International Energy Agency Is Steering The World To Climate Disaster” • Governments and investors routinely use the WEO as a guide to make decisions. Power plants, pipelines, and other infrastructure get built based on the IEA’s projections of future demand. But the IEA spends its resources promoting fossil fuels. [CleanTechnica]

Science and Technology:

¶ MIT and Lamborghini have partnered to develop an electric car. The Terzo Millenio is powered using supercapacitors instead of traditional batteries, allowing it to…

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