100% Renewable Energy, Is It Realistic?

| August 30, 2017

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Climate change has a requisite of global shared targets. The targets include deep decarbonisation (80% to 100%). What would be the best way to be fully decarbonised? The attempts to reduce carbon from the electricity sector are by pulling other energy services. There is a lot of demand for electricity, even with attempts at decarbonising.

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