Renewables to out-perform gas in electricity sector by 2030: RMI

RESEARCH from the progressive US-based Rocky Mountain Institute finds the role of gas as a ‘bridging fuel’ in the transition to a low carbon future is already past. The RM says it would be cheaper for the US to prioritise clean energy over continuing the present rush to cheap and abundant shale gas.

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US research says renewables will do to gas, what gas did to coal

The research, released this week, points to the dramatic reduction in the costs of wind, solar and storage technologies over the last decade coinciding with operators and utilities increasingly able