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19 January 2018, 02:04 | Tara Lloyd
Renewable Energy Will Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Study Says
The report also outlined that auction results are indicating that offshore wind and concentrating solar power projects to be brought into service between 2020 and 2022 will cost $0.006-0.010/kWh, thereby supporting their accelerated deployment across the world.
Of those technologies, most will fall at the lower end or even undercut fossil fuels, the report notes.
The New Energy Outlook from Bloomberg New Energy Finance also underlined solar power's role in Australia's future, predicting that rooftop solar will account for as much as 24% of the country's electricity by 2040.
Hawaii tries to unravel missile miscue to stave off replay
Hawaiians have been told that they'll have 20 minutes to seek shelter if a missile were launched from North Korea . He said he was still in bed when the phone started going off "like insane ". "Haha glad to know we'll all be safe".
"This new dynamic signals a significant shift in the energy paradigm", said Adnan Z. Amin, director-deneral of Irena.
Installed renewable power capacity is now about 60 GW, and plans to complete the bidding process by the end of 2019/20 to add a further 115 GW of installed capacity by 2022.
The UAE has launched mega projects to invest $163 billion in projects in a bid to generate nearly half the country's power needs from renewable sources as it seeks to reduce dependency on fossil fuels to generate power, including building nuclear facilities.
Yes Bank Ltd has committed to financing solar projects worth $5 billion, while state-run NTPC Ltd will contribute $1 million to an ISA fund, the power ministry said in a statement.
Under the partnership, the total projects capacity is likely to be up to 1,000 mw under the partnership, it said adding that these projects would be developed by Amplus by 2023.
IRENA's report said that other types of renewable power generation like bioenergy, geothermal and hydropower projects have been on par with power from fossil fuels in terms of costs in the last 12 months.
That's according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which suggests this will be driven by rising investments in clean power projects, which will in turn cut the cost of energy for consumers.
Romaine lettuce is a bad choice right now, health agencies warn
There's new information on the deadly E. coli outbreak that News 10 has been tracking that could be linked to romaine lettuce . The CDC says state and local health officials are interviewing patients to try to determine what they ate before getting sick.
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That said, someone else may be able to replicate the problem in the future and upload it themselves to reinstate the attack. Apple has faced a number of embarrassing security mishaps over the past few months, with a lot of them affecting macOS.
South & North Korea will march under unified flag at Olympics
While engagement between the two Koreas is at its highest level in years, North Korea has held a hard line on certain issues. North and South Korea will form their first joint Olympic team and march together at the opening ceremony , Seoul says.
Koreas agree to string it together for Olympics
Formed in 2012, when Kim was taking power, the outfit is modeled after a western girl band and has 10 members. South Korean conservatives worry about the implications of letting the band perform at the Pyeongchang Games.
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Last Saturday's 2-2 draw at Leicester was the first of four top-flight games in 10 days for United . For us to score two goals we need to play in their half for 45 minutes, with only one defender.
Taylor Swift Shares 'End Game' Video
Affable and spacious, " End Game " stands out on an album primarily defined by an atmosphere of chilly, brittle isolation. Seriously, there are so many snake references! Then Swift and crosses the globe to hang with Sheeran at a karaoke lounge.