Among 150 predictions I made in 2006 on the site nanotech-now were
Solar power becomes cheapest form of enery by 2015-2020
Massive solar energy deployments, over one third of the new energy generators by 2015-2025
IRENA’s report, Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2020, finds that costs for renewable technologies are continuing to fall “significantly” year-on-year. “Today (in 2020), renewables are the cheapest source of power,” said IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera.
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— IRENA (@IRENA) June 28, 2021
Hydro, wind and solar reached 80% of new global energy deployment. Solar deployment was about 26% of that total.
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