IEA counts fossil fuels threefold versus wind and solar
The IEA energy statistics underestimates the role of wind and solar in the world’s energy mix. The counting method must be changed to help policymakers and investors to understand how near the world is to a transition to an energy supply dominated by solar and wind power.
Why do the Germans accept the high cost of the Energiewende?
The Germans pay the second-highest power rates in the EU after Denmark. Yet, there have been no popular demonstrations against the Energiewende – only for it. That’s because Germany’s energy transition has always been a bottom-up, grassroots movement. Think of Germans as citizens, not just consumers.