A record amount of clean power capacity was installed worldwide last year as decreasing costs for wind and solar made them more competitive with fossil fuels, as shown in the research by renewables policy organization REN21.
electricity generation capacity had its biggest annual rise in 2016, with an
estimated 161 gigawatts (GW) of capacity added, as stated in the Paris-based
REN21's yearly renewables global status report. Total
global renewable power capacity, counting hydropower, increased to 2,017
gigawatts (GW) in 2016, up approximately 9 percent from the previous year.
Worldwide, renewable capacity was added more
than new fossil fuel generation. In 2016, renewables represented around 62
percent of net additions to global generating capacity, according to the
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