Renewable, solar and wind rise drive global transformation

(MENAFN) A recent report by Ember, a U.K.-based energy think tank, reveals a significant milestone in global energy production: 30 percent of the world's energy generated last year came from renewable sources, marking an unprecedented achievement. This record high underscores the accelerating shift towards sustainable energy solutions on a global scale.

Driving this remarkable growth are two key renewable energy sources: solar and wind. Solar energy experienced a remarkable surge, with a notable 23 percent increase in generation compared to previous years. This surge in solar power generation reflects the increasing affordability and accessibility of solar technologies, as well as heightened investment and deployment efforts worldwide.

Similarly, wind energy also played a pivotal role in the record-breaking growth of renewable energy. Wind power witnessed a substantial 10 percent increase in generation, further solidifying its position as a leading contributor to the global renewable energy portfolio. This growth underscores the ongoing advancements in wind turbine technology, as well as the expansion of wind farms in regions conducive to harnessing wind energy.

The significant contribution of solar and wind energy to the global energy mix highlights the effectiveness of renewable energy investments and policies in driving sustainable development. As the world grapples with the urgent need to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate change, the exponential growth of solar and wind power offers a promising pathway towards achieving a greener, more resilient energy future.

Moreover, the record-breaking performance of renewable energy sources underscores the importance of continued investment and innovation in clean energy technologies. By leveraging the momentum behind solar and wind power growth, governments, businesses, and communities can accelerate the transition towards a low-carbon economy while reaping the economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy adoption.

In essence, the remarkable rise of renewable energy, led by solar and wind, signals a transformative shift in the global energy landscape. It demonstrates the feasibility and viability of transitioning away from fossil fuels towards sustainable, renewable alternatives, paving the way for a more sustainable and prosperous future for generations to come.



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