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Global renewables growth failing to meet rising energy demand

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China accounted for 217GW of the 346GW of solar PV systems installed globally in 2023, Irena data shows (Photo: Alex Plavevski/EPA-EFE)

More private finance is needed for grid infrastructure, says renewables network

Renewable energy capacity additions worldwide increased 36 per cent between 2022 and 2023, reaching a new record, but this growth continued to be outpaced by increasing global energy demand, shows a report commissioned by global renewables network ...

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