Wind and solar generate over a tenth of the world’s electricity as illustrated in today’s infographic and, taken together, they are the fourth-largest source of electricity, behind coal, gas, and hydro.
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Despite the record rise in renewables in the last year (from 9.3% to 10.3%), however, current solar and wind electricity generation growth currently doesn’t meet the required marks to reach the Paris Agreement’s goals and need to grow at nearly a 20% clip each year to 2030 to hit that goal.
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