Engineers conduct maintenance work at a floating solar farm in Huainan, in eastern Anhui province. China currently generates around a quarter of its electricity from renewables. Photo: Xinhua
Engineers conduct maintenance work at a floating solar farm in Huainan, in eastern Anhui province. China currently generates around a quarter of its electricity from renewables. Photo: Xinhua
Chris Iggo
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Chris Iggo

COP26: despite the energy crunch, the focus must remain on renewables

  • Energy demand is rising more quickly than the availability of renewable alternatives, emphasising the need for greater investment
  • The trend towards net-zero carbon will touch all parts of the economy, as shown in technological progress in areas such as electric cars and ‘green steel’

Engineers conduct maintenance work at a floating solar farm in Huainan, in eastern Anhui province. China currently generates around a quarter of its electricity from renewables. Photo: Xinhua
Engineers conduct maintenance work at a floating solar farm in Huainan, in eastern Anhui province. China currently generates around a quarter of its electricity from renewables. Photo: Xinhua
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