A new report shows there was more biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind capacity installed on the US grid in April 2019 than plants set up to burn the fossil fuel.
By the end of this year, Sweden will have added enough capacity to reach its 2030 target of 18 terawatt hours of new renewable energy output 12 years early.
The world has now installed more than 1,000 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power, according to fresh data analysis.
Germany has set a new record for renewable power production during the first six months of 2018.
China, USA, Germany, India, Spain, UK, France, Brazil, Canada and Italy are the countries with the largest cumulative capacity according to the Global Wind Report for 2017.
Portugal's electricity consumption was met fully by renewable energy for a 70-hour period beginning on March 9 and for a 69-hour period beginning on March 12.
Onshore wind farms in Scotland have posted a record-level of electricity generation for the start of the year.
Industry analysts said the country’s solar energy capacity could nearly double in a single year thanks to large-scale solar farms and a record-breaking month of rooftop installations.
The new project in South Australia is using Tesla’s residential battery system, the Powerwall, to create decentralized energy storage, which results in creating a massive virtual power plant.
Wind power has set a new record in the UK, topping 10GW of output for the first time according to the latest data.
This record low price of electricity on earth, just beats out the 1.79¢/kWh from Saudi Arabia, and is part of a pattern marching toward 1¢/kWh bids that are coming in 2019 (or sooner).
In 2016, renewable energy accounted for two-thirds of all new power added to the world’s grid, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). And of the technologies, solar was implemented the most.