fossil fuels

Lately the renewable energy space is an almost constant source of good news. Renewable energy project development has kicked into high gear over the last few years, with 2015 breaking many records on a global scale. According to Bloomberg’s New Energy Finance report, investment into renewables in 2015 more than doubled that of fossil fuels, attracting […]

Today, over 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and that figure is expected to rise to as much as 66% by 2050. Economic development and growth seem to be inextricably linked to urbanisation in our societies, and as more and more people abandon the countryside and concentrate in urban environments it becomes […]

For decades, the main factor sustaining the primacy of fossil fuels in our energy ecosystem has been lower costs vs. renewables (and powerfully entrenched interests and lobbying, but that’s another story). However, in 2014 and 2015 something big happened: for the first time in history renewable technologies reached a point where the cost didn’t skew […]