Renewables Start to Outpace Fossil Fuels on Europe’s Grid

By 2030, Wood Mackenzie expects wind, solar and batteries

to dominate Europe’s grid mix
. But it may be happening even
sooner.

In the first half of 2020, renewables (solar, wind, hydro and
biomass) beat out fossil fuels on the European grid�for the first
time. They didn’t only beat out coal — they beat out all fossil
fuels put together.

This week on The Energy Gang, we’ll look at what the milestone
means.

Then, 30 major companies have come together in a new joint
lobbying organization to flex united power for clean energy. Will
it make renewables a bigger political force? And what will they be
fighting for?

Finally, your view of Texas is probably out-of-date. We look at
the dawn of Big Solar in Texas and peek at the ERCOT
interconnection queue — it’s almost all green.    

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Source: FS – GreenTech Media
Renewables Start to Outpace Fossil Fuels on Europe’s
Grid